Empiris Joins Multitude of Industry Groups in Anti-Berkman Chorus
National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
November 17th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 17, 2009 – The consulting firm Empiris LLC joined a host of cable and phone broadband network related entities on Tuesday when it slammed a recent study from Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society on broadband policy.
In July the Federal Communications Commission commissioned the Berkman Center to review the existing literature and studies on broadband deployment and usage throughout the world to inform the FCC’s development of a National Broadband Plan. The FCC is sought public comment on the study through November 16.
The Week in Review: Whither Transparency?
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content
August 3rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, August 3, 2009 – Less than two weeks remain before the first round of applications are due in the federal government’s broadband stimulus grants. The key issues facing the government can be summed up in three words: data, data and data.
New Updates to the BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments
June 7th, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2009 – The BroadbandCensus.com List of NTIA Comments has been updated to include summaries of comments from AT&T, Atkins Telephone, ATSI, Barling Bay, Benton Foundation, Big Think Strategies, Boston, Bresnan Communications, Broadband Development Corporation, Broadband Diversity Supporters, Broadpoint, Center for Democracy and Technology, Cheetah Wireless, Chicago,
Cisco, Community Connect Network, Connected Nation, US Cellular, US Telecom Association, and Utopian Wireless.
BroadbandCensus.com Executive Director Drew Clark to Moderate Panel on 'New England and Broadband Recovery Act'
April 3rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2009 – BroadbandCensus.com Executive Director Drew Clark will participate in a webcast on “New England and the Broadband Recovery Act,” hosted in Boston and available online over the Internet, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Friday, April 3, 2009.
On Broadband Issues, Lobbying Expenditures Jumped at Year's End
March 3rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2009 – The National Cable and Telecommunications Association spent $4.4 million lobbying Congress and executive branch agencies on the subject of “broadband” during the last quarter of 2008, more than twice as much as the U.S. Telecom Association spent lobbying during the same period.