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President Issues Executive Order for Broadband Deployment

06.14.2012 – President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order “Accelerating Broadband Infrastructure Deployment.”  The order highlights that access to broadband is essential to the United States’ “global competitiveness in the 21st century” and has the potential to promote job creation and innovation while increasing interoperability for public safety officials.  Many areas lack adequate access to broadband; however the order states that broadband deployment within federal properties including federal lands, buildings and rights of way; federally assisted highways; and tribal lands, has the

New Legislation for Rural Broadband Deployment

03.29.12 – U.S. Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), introduced new legislation, The Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program Act of 2012 [S.2271], regarding grants to subsidize rural broadband deployment.

New Census Questions Proposed

04.11.12 – The Department of Commerce has issued a comment request concerning The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) proposal to add 12 questions to the U.S.

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