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Broadband Census Launches for News; Keeps For Public and Transparent Data Collection

Broadband Data, Expert Opinion November 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2009 – Today, Broadband Census News launches, a new daily web site with definitive and independent news on broadband stimulus funding, wireless internet, and the national broadband plan.

This new domain,, will be used for the journalistic operations of Broadband Census News LLC — our company’s news subsidiary — and will cover broadband technology and internet policy. Our reporters are passionate about broadband, and we aim to maintain our focus on core issues of broadband technology and internet policy.

Meanwhile, the web site has been relaunched for the purposes of Broadband Census Data LLC: ensuring that the public has free and transparent access to basic and granular broadband information about broadband Speeds, Prices, Availability, Reliability and Competition.

NTIA Releases Names of Stimulus Applicants; Says All 50 States Will Get Broadband Mapping Grants

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, NTIA September 11th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 11, 2009 – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration late Wednesday released the names of all 2,200 applicants for broadband stimulus grants through an interactive and searchable database at the web portal during the first round of the broadband stimulus applications.

A Crowdsourced National Broadband Census: The Time is Now!

Broadband Data, Expert Opinion, FCC, National Broadband Plan July 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2009 – Carl Malamud’s talking on O’Reilly’s Radar about the need for a national broadband census. One of the things that has been doing since our launch, in January 2008, is to provide a crowdsourced, public and transparent collection of data about local broadband Speeds, Prices, Availability, Reliability and Competition. We call this the Broadband ‘SPARC.’

NEW VENUE Announced for Broadband Breakfast Club with Rep. Rick Boucher

Broadband Calendar May 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2009 – Unprecedented demand to attend the Broadband Breakfast Club has caused to relocate the event, beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, to Clyde’s of Gallery Place. Rep. Rick Boucher, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Communications Subcommittee, will speak at the event.

Rep. Rick Boucher, Chairman of the House Commerce Communications Subcommittee, at Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar May 1st, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2009 – announced that Rep. Rick Boucher, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Communications Subcommittee, will speak at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

Google Enters Free Speed Test Marketplace with Academic Collaboration

Broadband Data January 27th, 2009

WASHINGTON, January 27, 2009 – Search giant Google is preparing to enter the market for free broadband speed tests, through a collaboration with the university research consortium PlanetLab, and the New America Foundation.

Broadband Census Executive Director to Speak at Federal Communications Commission Summit

Press Releases November 3rd, 2008

WASHINGTON, November 3 – Drew Clark, Editor and Executive Director of, will speak in Silicon Valley on Thursday, November 6, at the summit on broadband data sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

House Defers to Senate Broadband Data Bill; Final Bill Deletes Funding and National Map

Broadband Data October 7th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 7 – Congress last week passed legislation, the “Broadband Data Improvement Act,” that seeks better information about high-speed internet connections but cuts all authorization of funds – an amount that had totaled $40 million for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 in the Senate Commerce Committee version of the legislation.

Agenda for Broadband Census for America Conference on September 26, 2008

Press Releases September 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2008 – Many of the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts will analyze and discuss best practices for improving the collection and sharing of public data about high-speed internet access at the Broadband Census for America Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 26, 2008. Joins with One Web Day: Learn About Your Internet Options and Take the Census

Expert Opinion August 19th, 2008

WASHINGTON, August 19 – is pleased to support One Web Day on September 22, 2008. We join with One Web Day in helping you learn about your internet options and take the broadband census. Doing so will allow all of us to better understand the true state of broadband competition in our communities, our states, our country and our world.

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