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“[W]e have to understand where communications fell short, where recovery took too long, and what changes can be made to make our networks more resilient before the next unthinkable event occurs,” said FCC Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel.
“As the state moves forward with its aggressive and laudable plans to ensure all Californians have access and the means to use broadband and wireless services, we must also collaboratively discuss the quality of those services,” said Amy Yip-Kikugawa, Acting Director of the Public Advocates Office.
“The company would prefer to work with all contractors,” said Frontier technician Tom Gardella to the LA Times. “[But] the contractors aren’t as invested as the employees. We’re in it for the quality because we’re in this for the long term. They’re in it for the piece-work.”
The Children's Partnership has published a fascinating new issue brief about the importance of high speed internet access for our country's 73 million children.
Singapore and countries in Europe have topped the United States in the latest World Economic Forum "networked readiness index" survey.
Working from home for Virginians may get a whole lot easier. The state is taking two initiatives to close the digital divide that impacts many towns in rural parts of the state. The aim is to expand high speed internet access and spur economic development in more rural parts of the state.
In Chapel Hill, NC, the city is embarking on a new project to help students benefit from high-speed Internet, even when they're not at school.
Vermont took another impressive step forward towards universal high-speed Internet this month. The state House has passed a bill that would create a new Vermont Telecommunications Authority to promote high-speed Internet access across the state.
In Chapel Hill, NC, the city is embarking on a new project to help students benefit from high-speed Internet, even when they're not at school.
Pennsylvania is looking to improve high-speed Internet access to the state's medical community, according to Medical News Today.
Last fall, the FCC announced the creation of the Rural Health Care Pilot Program. According to the program's website, its purpose is to "facilitate the creation of a nationwide broadband network dedicated to health care, connecting public and private non-profit health care providers in rural and urban locations."