Tag Archive: Genachowski

May
09
2011

Connectivity: A Lifesaver in Natural Disasters

The earthquake and resulting tsunami that hit Japan on March 11 is responsible for the deaths of more than 14,000 people, a nuclear plant disaster, and untold loss in property damage and other economic impacts.  Of course, the situation in Japan is just one of the recent natural disasters that have shaken our world. Just …

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Apr
08
2011

FCC Order, TAC Efforts Aim to Remove Broadband Build Barriers

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has spoken in the recent past about the need for better rules related to pole attachments in an effort to expedite broadband builds and make them more affordable. Yesterday the FCC issued an order to enact such rules. “The record in this proceeding demonstrates that today, the process by …

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Mar
22
2011

FCC Reports on Broadband Access

The importance of broadband seems to be undisputed. Not only does it allow far-flung family, friends and co-workers to interact remotely, it’s now credited with playing a significant role in the recent uprisings in Africa and the Middle East. That’s not to mention the fact that it can help drive productivity, is creating jobs in …

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