Posts Tagged ‘ZIP codes’

Broadband Infrastructure Investments Need Transparency, Says

Expert Opinion February 10th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 9, 2009 – In a guest op-ed in Ars Technica, the founder and executive director of cautions that the broadband infrastructure investments planned as part of the economic stimulus package need transparency if they’re to be effective.

States Seeking Better Broadband Nationwide Turn and Make a Local Focus

States November 11th, 2008

November 11 – State telecommunications officials concerned about the universal deployment and use of high-speed internet services joined together at a San Jose conference on Thursday to compare notes, plot strategy and encourage programs and activities that will lead to better broadband. Presentation at Federal Communication Commission Broadband Summit

Press Releases November 6th, 2008

SAN JOSE, November 6 – Below is the Power Point Presentation made by Drew Clark, Executive Director,, at the Federal Communications Commission-National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioner’s Joint Summit: Connecting America.

A Debate About Data Confidentiality and the Forthcoming 'Broadband Census for America'

Expert Opinion August 8th, 2008

WASHINGTON, August 8 – Data about the names of broadband carriers and the locations in which they offer services, by ZIP code, is not confidential information. Data about the number of subscribers that carriers have in a particular ZIP code may well be confidential.

Comments of in FCC Rulemaking on Broadband Data

Press Releases July 18th, 2008

Regulatory Filing WASHINGTON, July 18 – Because the importance of conducting a national Broadband Census that includes consumer-focused information about broadband competition, broadband speeds and broadband prices, this week urged the Federal Communications Commission to disclose broadband information with the public.

Want Better Broadband in America? Take the Broadband Census!

Expert Opinion July 15th, 2008

Commentary WASHINGTON, July 15 – Most Americans who have high-speed Internet can’t imagine life without broadband. How could you connect to the Internet of today without it? In today’s world, broadband is as basic as running water and electricity. And yet the U.S. is falling behind globally.

CWA Blog Claims Credit for FCC Data Order, But Ignores Local Company Data

Expert Opinion June 24th, 2008

June 24 – Communications Workers of America has claimed credit for the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order requiring broadband companies to provide the FCC with more information — but it has ignored the fact that consumers won’t be able to make use of this information. Issues Statement Criticizing FCC Ruling on Broadband Data

Press Releases June 16th, 2008

Press Release WASHINGTON, June 16, 2008 – New Data Order ‘Inadequate’ to Provide Information About Local Broadband Availability, Executive Director Drew Clark says in a statement.

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