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Prospect of Broadband Funds in Federal Legislation Stimulates Regional Planners

January 22, 2009 – The Berkshire Eagle reports that Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is eager to get broadband funds in the stimulus legislation being considered on Capitol Hill.

Drew Clark

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January 22, 2009 – The Berkshire Eagle reports that Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is eager to get broadband funds in the stimulus legislation being considered on Capitol Hill.

According to the Eagle:

[BRPC Chairman Nathaniel] Karns said broadband capability is a fundamental need in order for the Berkshires to compete with other areas.

“Part of what is attractive about the Berkshires is the ability for a lot of people to live and work in the country,” Karns said. “If you live and work in the county, you’ve got to have broadband.”

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney at The CommLaw Group. He has closely tracked the trends in and mechanics of digital infrastructure for 20 years, and has helped fiber-based and fixed wireless providers navigate coverage, identify markets, broker infrastructure, and operate in the public right of way. The articles and posts on Broadband Breakfast and affiliated social media, including the BroadbandCensus Twitter feed, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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Carri Bennet: Biden’s Broadband Plan is Key to Spurring Rural Economic Development, Jobs and Manufacturing

The American Jobs Plan, President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, includes $100 billion to ensure broadband availability to every single American at affordable rates. This means building more broadband in rural areas.

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The author of this Expert Opinion is Carri Bennet of the law firm of Womble Bond Dickinson

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January 22, 2009 – The Berkshire Eagle reports that Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is eager to get broadband funds in the stimulus legislation being considered on Capitol Hill.

According to the Eagle:

[BRPC Chairman Nathaniel] Karns said broadband capability is a fundamental need in order for the Berkshires to compete with other areas.

“Part of what is attractive about the Berkshires is the ability for a lot of people to live and work in the country,” Karns said. “If you live and work in the county, you’ve got to have broadband.”

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Shabbir Bagasrawala: A Clarion Call for Supply Chain Diversity in Our Telecom Networks

Limited competition is provided by the existing trio of vendors. This worsens the supply chain problem for operators.

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The author of this Expert Opinion is Shabbir Bagasrawala, Head of Go-to-Market Team at Altiostar

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January 22, 2009 – The Berkshire Eagle reports that Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is eager to get broadband funds in the stimulus legislation being considered on Capitol Hill.

According to the Eagle:

[BRPC Chairman Nathaniel] Karns said broadband capability is a fundamental need in order for the Berkshires to compete with other areas.

“Part of what is attractive about the Berkshires is the ability for a lot of people to live and work in the country,” Karns said. “If you live and work in the county, you’ve got to have broadband.”

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Gary Bolton: Satellite’s Polite Conceit of Unserved/Underserved

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Gary Bolton, President and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association and author of this Expert Opinion piece

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January 22, 2009 – The Berkshire Eagle reports that Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is eager to get broadband funds in the stimulus legislation being considered on Capitol Hill.

According to the Eagle:

[BRPC Chairman Nathaniel] Karns said broadband capability is a fundamental need in order for the Berkshires to compete with other areas.

“Part of what is attractive about the Berkshires is the ability for a lot of people to live and work in the country,” Karns said. “If you live and work in the county, you’ve got to have broadband.”

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