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Fiber at the Federal Communications Commission: Broadband Speeds Are Key

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WASHINGTON, November 19, 2009 – Broadband speeds are important because technologies such as multi-way high definition video communication require next generation services to run, Benoit Felten of the Yankee Group said during a Federal Communications Commission meeting Thursday.

Felten said he expects in the next few years there will be many more offerings of 100 megabytes or higher broadband service that homes can subscribe to for reasonable prices, but currently this speed can only be found mainly in parts of the European Union or Asia. Felten, who was one of many experts the FCC had outline the specifics of broadband technology, focused his talk on fiber deployments around the world.

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White House Official to Headline Broadband Stimulus National Town Hall Meeting on June 4

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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2009 – Jim Kohlenberger, Chief of Staff in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, has confirmed that he will headline the Broadband Stimulus National Town Hall Meeting, live on the Internet, on Thursday, June 4, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.

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BroadbandCensus.com Editor Speaking at Broadband Properties Summit

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WASHINGTON, April 25, 2009 – Drew Clark, Editor and Executive Director of BroadbandCensus.com, will be speaking during a general session of the Broadband Properties Summit, which opens in Dallas on Monday.

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Municipal Networks Offer Reachable Challenge of Serving the Unserved

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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 30, 2009 – The morning session of the Freedom to Connect conference here probed the status and conditions of broadband quality and access in municipal America.

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