Tag Archive: RUS

Nov
18
2011

One Hand Giveth, the Other Hand Taketh Away

There are at least a couple of really interesting things happening related to government policy on broadband that I want to touch on this time around. The first is the PROTECT-IP bill, aka the Stop Online Piracy Act, which is reportedly moving quickly through Congress. SOPA, introduced last month by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar …

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Jun
24
2011

Rural Update

All Americans should have access to “robust and affordable broadband services,” according to the Federal Communications Communication. But they don’t. And rural dwellers in the country are at a disproportional disadvantage on this front. That’s the message of a study released this week by the FCC.    “Approximately 28 percent of rural residents still lack access …

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Jun
02
2011

RUS Kills List of Materials

The Obama administration was supposed to be one of a heavy regulatory hand, but in yet another move showing its flexibility to help grease the wheels of industry, the federal government is lifting regulations. In this case I’m talking about the Rural Utilities Service’s (RUS) recent move to do away with its official List of …

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Feb
24
2011

Lots of Choices

This page was created as part of an effort by ADTRAN to educate and allow the sharing of opinions about the federal government’s broadband stimulus. Typically, that’s what I write about in this space. Of course, since so many other efforts, like The National Broadband Plan, net neutrality stuff, and regulatory reform discussions about such …

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