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Data Mapping Takes Center Stage in Broadband Policy

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2009 – Reading through the Federal Communications Commission’s 90-page report, “Bringing Broadband to Rural America,” it is clear that questions of broadband data loom large over the pending national broadband strategy.

Drew Clark

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From BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2009 – Reading through the Federal Communications Commission’s 90-page report, “Bringing Broadband to Rural America,” it is clear that questions of broadband data loom large over the pending national broadband strategy.

The report, which Acting Chairman Michael Copps issued under his own name, came in response to the 2008 farm bill, passed May 22, 2008. As with the Broadband Data Improvement Act, which passed Congress in October, both measures point to the recognition that broadband – as a significant national priority – warrants a significant national policy.

Writes Copps: “Our efforts to bring robust and affordable broadband to rural America begin with a simple question: what is the current state of broadband in rural America? We would like to answer this question definitively, and detail where broadband facilities are deployed, their speeds, and the number of broadband subscribers throughout rural America. Regrettably, we cannot. The Commission and other federal agencies simply have not collected the comprehensive and reliable data needed to answer this question.”

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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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Tim White

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Photo of Lynn Follansbee from October 2019 by Drew Clark

From BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2009 – Reading through the Federal Communications Commission’s 90-page report, “Bringing Broadband to Rural America,” it is clear that questions of broadband data loom large over the pending national broadband strategy.

The report, which Acting Chairman Michael Copps issued under his own name, came in response to the 2008 farm bill, passed May 22, 2008. As with the Broadband Data Improvement Act, which passed Congress in October, both measures point to the recognition that broadband – as a significant national priority – warrants a significant national policy.

Writes Copps: “Our efforts to bring robust and affordable broadband to rural America begin with a simple question: what is the current state of broadband in rural America? We would like to answer this question definitively, and detail where broadband facilities are deployed, their speeds, and the number of broadband subscribers throughout rural America. Regrettably, we cannot. The Commission and other federal agencies simply have not collected the comprehensive and reliable data needed to answer this question.”

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GOP Grills FCC on Improving Broadband Mapping Now, as Agency Spells Out New Rules

Tim White

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Photo of former FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at the March 2019 launch of US Telecom’s mapping initiative by Drew Clark

From BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2009 – Reading through the Federal Communications Commission’s 90-page report, “Bringing Broadband to Rural America,” it is clear that questions of broadband data loom large over the pending national broadband strategy.

The report, which Acting Chairman Michael Copps issued under his own name, came in response to the 2008 farm bill, passed May 22, 2008. As with the Broadband Data Improvement Act, which passed Congress in October, both measures point to the recognition that broadband – as a significant national priority – warrants a significant national policy.

Writes Copps: “Our efforts to bring robust and affordable broadband to rural America begin with a simple question: what is the current state of broadband in rural America? We would like to answer this question definitively, and detail where broadband facilities are deployed, their speeds, and the number of broadband subscribers throughout rural America. Regrettably, we cannot. The Commission and other federal agencies simply have not collected the comprehensive and reliable data needed to answer this question.”

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Broadband Breakfast Interview with BroadbandNow about Gigabit Coverage and Unreliable FCC Data

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From BroadbandCensus.com Weekly Report

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2009 – Reading through the Federal Communications Commission’s 90-page report, “Bringing Broadband to Rural America,” it is clear that questions of broadband data loom large over the pending national broadband strategy.

The report, which Acting Chairman Michael Copps issued under his own name, came in response to the 2008 farm bill, passed May 22, 2008. As with the Broadband Data Improvement Act, which passed Congress in October, both measures point to the recognition that broadband – as a significant national priority – warrants a significant national policy.

Writes Copps: “Our efforts to bring robust and affordable broadband to rural America begin with a simple question: what is the current state of broadband in rural America? We would like to answer this question definitively, and detail where broadband facilities are deployed, their speeds, and the number of broadband subscribers throughout rural America. Regrettably, we cannot. The Commission and other federal agencies simply have not collected the comprehensive and reliable data needed to answer this question.”

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