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Broadband Map Reveals Connectivity Gaps Across the US

A new National Broadband Map shows the extent of the digital divide in America, giving President Obama's goal of advancing America's digital future a clearly defined roadmap. Read More »

President Obama Outlines Goal to Ensure 98% of Americans Have Access to Broadband Internet

On February 10, President Obama traveled to Marquette, Michigan to speak on the state of broadband access in America, and to give details about the National Wireless Initiative, a goal he announced during his State of the Union address. The plan aims to expand 4-G wireless broadband Internet access to 98% of Americans. The President spoke primarily about mobile broadband coverage, but as Speed Matters has noted, expanding the wireless broadband network is no substitute for upgrading our nation's wired data networks. Read More »

USF Reform Will Bring 21st Century Communications to Rural Areas

The unanimous vote by the Federal Communications Commission to reform the Universal Service Fund (USF) is a first step toward bringing the promise of high speed broadband to communities, residents, and businesses in rural and underserved areas. Read More »

Minnesota Still Has Work to Do on Rural Broadband Access

In order for Minnesota to meet its goal of providing every home and business with access to high-speed Internet, it needs to address the issue of the state's urban-rural divide, according to a new report. Read More »

CWA Supports Universal Service Fund Reform

With the FCC about to launch an important rulemaking to update the universal service program for broadband, CWA outlined its priorities in a recent meeting with Chairman Genachowski's legal advisor Zac Katz. Read More »

One Economy Launches National Technology Adoption Advisory Council

One Economy -- a global nonprofit dedicated to universal broadband and a Speed Matters partner -- recently announced the launch of the National Technology Adoption Advisory Council (NTAAC) to promote broadband opportunity for all. Read More »

Computers 4 Kids Teaches High School Students to Refurbish Computers, Donates Them to Local Families

ConnectKentucky’s Computers 4 Kids program will donate 150 refurbished computers to Greenup County families, according to Connected Nation. Read More »

Latoya Livingston on Broadband Adoption and the National Broadband Plan

If 2010 was the year of broadband legislation, then 2011 will be the year of broadband adoption. The digital divide is still a major concern for us all. With the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) reporting an adoption gap of at least 20 points between black and white Americans, and 20 points between Hispanic and white Americans, the FCC has a lot of work to accomplish the goals of the National Broadband Plan. Read More »

Pres. Obama features high speed Internet in State of the Union

President Obama, in his State of the Union speech, addressed the topic of building out broadband connectivity. Read More »

MMTC Broadband and Social Justice Policy Summit Highlights Adoption and Universal Service Reform

The Minority Media & Telecom Council (MMTC) hosted a two-day policy summit in Washington, D.C. with a broad focus on broadband policy and how it intersects with social justice and civil rights issues. Speakers included all of the FCC's Commissioners, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Rep. Cliff Stearns - the Chairman of the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Rep. Bobby Rush - the ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., and a mix of industry and policy leaders. Read More »

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