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FCC to Create a New “Internet Speed Map” of America

Last week I attended a meeting held by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to discuss a new initiative, previously recommended by the Omnibus Broadband Initiative, which will scientifically measure internet speeds nationwide. Read More »

Pew: States are Critical to Broadband Expansion

Pew’s recently released study, Bringing America Up to Speed: States' Role in Expanding Broadband, finds that states play a pivotal role in expanding broadband access across America. Read More »

U.S. Lags OECD Peers in Key Broadband Indicators

New OECD data shows the U.S. continues to trail many of its industrialized peers in most indicators of broadband penetration, coverage and service. Read More »

Pew: Internet Video Viewership Reaches Record Levels

A poll of American online viewership habits from the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that seven in ten Internet users have watched or downloaded online video. Read More »

Affordable Rural Broadband is Necessary to Extend Digital Healthcare Access

The New York Times recently profiled NuPhysicia, a start-up company that instantly connects doctors and patients around the world via face-to-face telemedicine, or e-care. Read More »

NTIA Announces Second Round of State Broadband Grants

The NTIA has invited states to apply for the second round of State Broadband Data and Development grants. Read More »

Congress Urges Limits as FCC Ramp Up Comcast-NBC Deal Review

Sen. Herb Kohl, (D-WI) Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, told the Department of Justice and the FCC to enforce eleven conditions on Comcast's pending merger with NBC Universal, citing the merger's potential to increase prices and limit content diversity across several media platforms. Read More »

80 percent of Americans Don’t Know their Broadband Connection Speed

An FCC survey released on June 1, 2010 found that four out of five broadband users don't know the speed of their Internet connection. Read More »

Black, Hispanic Congressional Caucuses Question Comcast-NBC merger

Forty-Six members of Congress — including many from the Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses — recently called on the FCC to hold public hearings on Comcast's bid to purchase NBC Universal. Read More »

FCC opts to re-regulate broadband

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski on May 6 announced support for reclassifying the transmission component of broadband Internet access service as a Title II telecommunications service. Read More »

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