Posts Tagged ‘video franchising’

The Week Ahead: Telecom's New Deal

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Premium Content August 3rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2009 – The Federal Communication Commission’s aggressive press toward a federal broadband policy is the biggest telecommunications policy story at the moment, but there are still other more mundane matters going on at the agency.

Indiana's Larry Landis: Mapping Provides a Guide for Broadband Policy

States October 22nd, 2008

October 22 – In an interview with, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commissioner Larry Landis reflected on the value of various efforts to obtain broadband data. He also made reference to his earlier work in the private sector, and the impact that high-technology tools can have on such efforts.

OECD Broadband Ranking System Needs Restructuring, Says Think Tank

Broadband Data July 29th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 29 – Basing telecommunications policy around the faulty ranking system of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development would lead to an “ill-defined national broadband strategy,” officials from the Phoenix Center think tank said Monday.

U.S. Broadband Better Than Reflected in OECD Study, Says FCC Commissioner

Broadband Data July 14th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 14 – A study about broadband adoption by the Phoenix Center is a better gage of United States deployment than the higher-profile reports of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a Republican Federal Communications Commissioner said Monday.

Rep. Cliff Sterns Decries Net Neutrality Rules

Net Neutrality June 15th, 2008

June 12 – Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., decried the move to impose Network Neutrality on broadband carriers, speaking at a keynote luncheon address at the Broadband Policy Summit IV here.

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