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California Telecom Regulator Rachelle Chong, Former FCC Commissioner, to Keynote ‘Broadband Census for America’

September 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Our conference, “Broadband Census for America,” is fast approaching…. The event is tomorrow. If you want to attend, follow the instructions in the press release below:
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2008 – California Public Utilities Commissioner Rachelle Chong, a member of the Federal Communications Commission from 1994 to 1997, will kick off the Broadband Census […]

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FCC Releases Broadband Data Order For Census-Tract Data

June 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

By Drew Clark, Editor, BroadbandCensus.com
WASHINGTON, June 15 - In an effort to increase the data that the Federal Communications Commission has available as it designs broadband policies, on Thursday the FCC ordered broadband providers to provide the agency with more detailed information.
For the past eight years, broadband providers had to provide the FCC with semi-annual […]

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Tags: Broadband Census · Connect Kentucky · Connected Nation · FCC · broadband data

Want Better Broadband in America? Take the Broadband Census!

March 3rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Note: I guest-blogged this morning at the Institute for Politics, Democracy and the Internet:
By Drew Clark
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 […]

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Tags: Broadband Census · Connect Kentucky · Connected Nation · broadband · broadband data

Connect Kentucky Article Raises Bell Lobby Specter

January 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments

By Drew Clark
Art Brodsky’s 4,789-word article about Connect Kentucky and its offspring Connected Nation has been the talk of telecom circles over the past week.
Connected Nation is a non-profit entity that has become one of biggest players in the currently topical field of broadband data. Using their work in Kentucky as a model for mapping […]

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Tags: Connect Kentucky · Connected Nation · broadband · broadband data