Posts Tagged ‘Wireless’

Institute for Local Self-Reliance Releases Wireless Fact Sheet to Educate Policy Makers

Mobile Broadband, Spectrum, Wireless July 2nd, 2013

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 – The Institute for Local Self-Reliance released a fact sheet describing the basic principles behind wireless internet technology and policy on June 17. The fact sheet defines the basic terminology associated with wireless internet such as fixed wireless and data caps. It describes the differences between licensed and unlicensed spectrum and […]

Video: Mobile Health Broadband Breakfast Club – April 16th, 2013

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, Events, Health, Mobile Broadband, Wireless April 24th, 2013

WASHINGTON, Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 – The broadband policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com held its April 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club event: “Mobile Health: Will Wireless Devices Help Solve the Nation’s Health Crises?” on Tuesday, April 16th 2013 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 am. The Broadband Breakfast Club is sponsored by Comcast, Google and US Telecom. […]

Participate in the Conversation on the Present and Future of Mobile Health at the April 16th Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar, Events, Health, Mobile Broadband, Uncategorized, Wireless April 8th, 2013

WASHINGTON, Monday, April 8th, 2013 – The broadband policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its April 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club event: “Mobile Health: Will Wireless Devices Help Solve the Nation’s Health Crises?” on Tuesday, April 16th 2013 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 […]

Spectrum Bill Recap: Now on to the Auction

Spectrum, Wireless March 8th, 2012

WASHINGTON March 8th, 2012 – Last month Congress passed one of the more important pieces of legislation regarding the future of wireless access and innovation in our country. The bi partisan legislation has already garnered support from many of the stakeholders and parties involved. Given that we have not covered this legislation up to date, […]

Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas is on the Move at the Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband TV, Broadband Updates, Fiber, Rural Utilities Service, Universal Service, Wireless, WISP October 21st, 2011

WASHINGTON, October 21, 2011 – Rural broadband providers, national union members, federal agency officials and state broadband administrators squared off on Tuesday at the Broadband Breakfast Club’s keynote and panel presentations on “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?”

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Highlights from “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?” from BroadbandBreakfast.com

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“Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?” from BroadbandBreakfast.com

Vilsack Announces $518 Million in Broadband Grants

Broadband Stimulus, Fiber, Mobile Broadband, Rural Utilities Service, States, Wireless September 13th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 13, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced 43 new broadband grants across 27 states. Overall, these grants will receive $518 million in government funding and $34.1 million in private investment.

Broadband Key Component of Australian Election

Australia, Fiber, International September 9th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 9, 2010 – The national broadband network was a key issue in the recent Australian election, with the Parliament evenly split. The Labor and Liberal parties each had 72 seats with two independents.

Broadband Initiatives: Impact will depend on Wireless & Fixed Strategies

Expert Opinion, FCC, Mobile Broadband, National Broadband Plan, Wireless August 6th, 2010

With the advent of continued proliferation from wireless coverage throughout the U.S., and the projected exponential growth in mobile access, adoption and affordability through LTE to 4G technology; the realities of serving less populated areas becomes increasingly more likely. The strides being made in technology within the mobile arena can significantly impact the broadband community.

Secretary Vilsack Touts Efforts Made by RUS

Broadband Stimulus, Rural Utilities Service June 9th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2010 –The US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has just released a report that outlines the first round of Broadband Initiatives Program grants from the stimulus package last year.

During a conference call with the press USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack stated that more than $1 billion has been awarded to 68 projects in 31 states. In these 68 investments, broadband service was brought to approximately 530,000 residents, 93,000 businesses, and 3,300 anchor institutions, such as schools, libraries, hospitals, and other community centers.

Nation’s Capital to Get WiMax

Mobile Broadband, States, Wireless June 4th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2010- Clearwire has recently launched its WiMax service in the nation’s capitol, making it the 33rd city to obtain the service. WiMax – unlike WiFi – is able to cover miles of land with only a single tower. The service boasts speeds of 6 megabits per second down and 1 mbps up. Plans will range in price from $30 for mobile only to $50 for mobile and home use. There is also a $10 a day plan for occasional users.

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