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Panelists Named for FirstNet Webinar on Tuesday, October 15, at 11 a.m. ET: Britt, Kilbourne, Vallee

Broadband TV, Congress, Public Safety, Wireless October 11th, 2013

October 11, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club’s second virtual event, a FREE webinar on the topic of “How Will FirstNet Improve Public Safety Communications?” to take place on Tuesday, October 15, at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT., will feature Michael Britt, Program Manager, State of Arizona CIO’s Strategic Enterprise Technology Office; Brett Kilbourn, Vice […]

Wireless Communications Association International Holds 4G Caucus

Mobile Broadband, Smart Grid, Spectrum, Wireless April 7th, 2011

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 – The Wireless Communications Association International, a technology-neutral broadband advocacy organization, gathered industry experts to discuss next generation fourth generation wireless technology on Wednesday.

Do Consumers Really Care About the Smart Grid? Some Think Not, at Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband TV, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Smart Grid July 21st, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2010 – The “smart grid,” or the way that the electric infrastructure can be enhanced with interactive, telecommunications- and broadband-related capabilities, may not be that important for consumers, said panelists at Tuesday’s Broadband Breakfast Club.

At the same time, the Federal Communications Commission Energy and Environment Director Nick Sinai, in a keynote speech at the Broadband Breakfast Club, said that intelligent electric infrastructure — including consumer data about energy use — could enhance competition in electricity and in broadband.

The event is available on BroadbandBreakfast.com at the following link.

Broadband Breakfast Club Environmental Session Prompts Debate Over Systems Reliability

FCC, National Broadband Plan, Smart Grid November 11th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2009 – The creation of a “smart grid” for electricity conservation may lead to parallel telecommunications networks by both utilities and traditional telephone communications providers; whether or not this was a positive development was debated at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday.

The “smart grid” enables communications about electric transmissions over that electric infrastructure. Broadband, or high-speed internet access, has traditionally occurred over telephone, cable or wireless networks.

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