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TPRC Issues Final Call for Abstracts for September Conference at GMU Law

Uncategorized March 31st, 2011

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 – TPRC, an annual conference on communications, information, and Internet policy, issued a final call for abstracts for submissions to its annual conference in September. Abstracts should be submitted for consideration by midnight Thursday.

Mignon Clyburn Expects FCC Universal Service Fund Proposals by Year-End

Broadband Data, FCC, Universal Service, Wireless October 2nd, 2010

ARLINGTON, Va., October 2, 2010 – Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn emphasized the need for quality research in policy making, particularly with regard to reforming the universal service fund for telephone and internet connectivity.

Speaking at the Friday evening dinner session at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, a top telecom research conference here, Clyburn also said that she expected the FCC to propose changes to the USF system, and to propose funding for universal broadband, by the end of 2010.

Top Obama Administration Officials Discuss Transparency and Broadband Data

Broadband Data, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Premium Content September 28th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 28, 2009 – Top telecom officials from the Obama administration said that better broadband data, and greater transparency about the operations of government, were two of the key technology policy priorities factoring into the FCC’s, and the government’s, approach to technology.

'Beer and Broadband Mapping' at the Top Telecommunications Policy Conference

Broadband Data September 28th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 28, 2009 – “Beer and Broadband Mapping” was the informal name appended to a spirited and lively discussion that capped the first day of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference here at George Mason School of Law on Friday, September 25.

Success of Fiber to the Home in Japan Spurs Envy Among Telecom Experts

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 26, 2009 – Fiber to the home has been touted by many as the next great leap in broadband connectivity, and in Japan has already become the leading method of broadband connectivity, with speeds reaching 1 Gigabit per second.

Panelists Consider Pros and Cons of Alternatives to Internet's Transport Protocol

Broadband Data, Net Neutrality September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 26, 2009 – Whether internet service providers will accelerate early efforts to prioritize bandwidth, and what impact such measure might have upon the open internet, were actively discussed by panelists at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference here.

Panelists Consider Location-Based Privacy and P2P Arms Race

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 26, 2009 – Location-based software has become one of the hottest new web applications, fueled by the expansion of smart phone users, these applications allow users to share their location with their friends or search for businesses based on the user’s location.

TPRC Panelists Agree on Need for Better Broadband Data

Broadband Data September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 25, 2009 – In a panel about the socio-economic impacts of broadband, panelists all agreed that the overwhelming limiting factor in proving the benefits to broadband was the lack of solid broadband data.

TPRC Panelists Discuss Backhaul Issues’ Impact on Broadband Expansion

Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact September 26th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 25, 2009 – Mobile broadband is the fastest growing segment of the broadband market. According to Jonathan Banks, who directs policy development for the telecommunications industry association US Telecom, the number of wireless broadband users is expected to grow 130% between 2008 and 2012.

Telecommunications Policy Research Conference Opens Today at George Mason Law School

Broadband Data, FCC, National Broadband Plan September 25th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 25, 2009 – The annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, a must-attend event for academics focused on broadband-related topics, begins at Friday at 2 p.m. ET at Geoge Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Va. It is likely to be particularly noteworthy this year.

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