Posts Tagged ‘universal broadband’

Netgear Seeks to Move Beyond ‘Feeds and Speeds’ to a Smart Broadband Home for Everyone

CES2013, Universal Service January 7th, 2013

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2013 – Netgear announced a range of broadband-focused products at the Consumer Electronics Show designed to get “the other 99 percent” of the population to use high-speed internet more effectively. The wireless router company’s CEO said that his company wanted to make sure everyone has access to high-speed broadband connectivity. He […]

Universal Service Fund Should Focus on the Low-Income, Agree Broadband Experts

Broadband's Impact, Universal Service July 21st, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2009 – A panel of broadband experts agreed Monday that the Universal Service Fund should direct more of its funding to low-income areas and away from exclusively focusing on rural high-cost areas, where funds are not being spent efficiently.

Half of Americans Say Broadband Must be Available to All, Government Must Not Regulate

Universal Service June 12th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2009 – Americans are increasingly supportive of government programs to guarantee universal internet access while remaining wary of regulation, said a Zogby poll released Friday.

Explore 'Technologies That Enable Universal Broadband Connectivity' at Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar June 5th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2009 – announced the next in its popular series of Washington-based breakfast meetings. The June 9 Broadband Breakfast Club will showcase at least four major broadband industry representatives discussing “Technologies That Enable Universal Broadband Connectivity.”

Next Breakfast Club: How Do We Get More Broadband Competition?

Broadband Calendar March 3rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2009 – The role of broadband competition is central to discussion about a National Broadband Strategy, and to the emerging process for states and companies to tap into the $7.2 billion in federal funds allocated last month for broadband services.

Universal Service Fund Expansion Pilot Approved by State Commissioners

Universal Service February 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 19, 2009 – State utility commissioners approved a resolution endorsing a Federal Communications Commission proposal to expand Lifeline and Link Up telephone subsidization programs to offer broadband service for low income consumers.

Broadband Stimulus Funds Bring Debate Over Distribution; Package Moves to Vote

Broadband Stimulus February 7th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 7, 2009 – Funding for broadband deployment makes up approximately one percent of President Obama’s approximately $820 billion economic stimulus package. But a hearty debate has unfolded over how, where, and to whom those funds should be distributed.

One Web Day DC 2008: E-Democracy and Information Policy, an Education and a Celebration

Expert Opinion September 22nd, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 22 – One Web Day, DC style: New York has a rally celebrating the Internet and its democratizing power, DC holds a panel session focused on the policies that could either expand the web as a democratizing force or stifle it.

South Carolina Weighs State-Wide Wireless Access in Broadband Plans

States September 21st, 2008

September 21 – The South Carolina Educational Broadband Service Commission is under pressure to develop an innovative solution for state-wide broadband access, but the clock is ticking.

Want Better Broadband in America? Take the Broadband Census!

Expert Opinion July 15th, 2008

Commentary WASHINGTON, July 15 – Most Americans who have high-speed Internet can’t imagine life without broadband. How could you connect to the Internet of today without it? In today’s world, broadband is as basic as running water and electricity. And yet the U.S. is falling behind globally.

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