Posts Tagged ‘Weekly Report’ Premium Content | Week of October 12, 2009

Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content October 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2009 – States are beginning to offer up their selections for the broadband stimulus grant programs of NTIA and RUS. Meanwhile, the FCC preserves some degree of confidentiality in broaband data as it prepares its National Broadband Plan, and Connected Nation was denied a spot on the list of initial broadband mapping grants.

FCC Restricts Disclosure of 'Confidential' and 'Highly Confidential' Information

Broadband Data, Premium Content October 12th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2009 – The Federal Communication Commission last week issued an order allowing it to restrict the disclosure of information deemed proprietary or confidential in the creation of a national broadband plan.

Connected Nation Denied Spot on List of First Broadband Data and Mapping Grants

Broadband Data, Premium Content October 12th, 2009

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2009 – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration last week awarded the first four broadband data and mapping grants to organizations that are not Connected Nation.

Number 2 NTIA Official: Changes Coming to Broadband Stimulus Program

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Premium Content September 30th, 2009

NEW ORLEANS, September 30, 2009 – The chief of staff at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said Wednesday that there will be changes in the rules governing the broadband stimulus program, and that the government would begin seeking comments on changes in mid-October. Weekly Report September 21st and 29th 2009

Premium Content, Weekly Report September 29th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2009 – An outpouring of news: FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced network neutrality rules, President Obama touted an innovation agenda, FCC Commissioners Clyburn and Copps addressed universal broadband, the U.S. Broadband Coalition unveiled its final report, and the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference hosted seven top administration officials and more.

Top Obama Administration Officials Discuss Transparency and Broadband Data

Broadband Data, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Premium Content September 28th, 2009

ARLINGTON, Va., September 28, 2009 – Top telecom officials from the Obama administration said that better broadband data, and greater transparency about the operations of government, were two of the key technology policy priorities factoring into the FCC’s, and the government’s, approach to technology. Weekly Report September 14th 2009

Premium Content, Weekly Report September 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2009 – Observers and commentators dug through an online database of 2,200 applications for broadband stimulus grants. Also, re-launches the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday at 8 a.m., and hosts a FREE press conference to discuss its public and transparent broadband map, the same day, at 2 p.m. ET. Weekly Report September 8th 2009

FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan, Premium Content, Weekly Report September 9th, 2009

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2009 – Broadband policy didn’t take a breather in August: besides the raft of broadband stimulus application and a new wireless investigation at the Federal Communications Commission, the FCC has been clocking the hours on its series of broadband workshops. The agency has held 21 of 27 such fact-finding panels.

Study: Broadband Gives Rural Regions Economic Boost

Broadband's Impact, Premium Content August 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 31, 2009 – The role of rural communities continues to play a major part in the debate over the state of the nation’s broad¬band with a new study finding that high-speed Internet access helps grow their economic base.

FCC Tweets, Free Press Class Big Firms Twits

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Premium Content August 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 31, 2009 – The Federal Communica¬tions Commission is making good on its efforts to be transparent and timely – this time in 140 characters or less. The agency has joined the thousands of Twitterers by launching its tweets at The FCC’s tweets include news about the agency and progress reports on the national broadband plan.

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