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FCC Accepting Applications for Native Nations Broadband Task Force

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan June 7th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission has announced that it is accepting applications for membership in its newly-established Native Nations Broadband Task Force. The task force will create a forum in which Native American governments can voice their opinions and concerns as the FCC attempts to expand broadband access to tribal lands.

FCC Releases First Draft of National Broadband Plan After Weighing Record

National Broadband Plan, Premium Content, Universal Service, Wireless December 17th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 17, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday laid out a rough draft of its national broadband plan after weighing through 66,000 pages of written comments, 27 public notices, 100 items posted on its “blogband” web site, and 700 blog comment posted to the record.

But the agency says it is still difficult to answer key questions that must be addressed within two months time, or by February 17, 2010.

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