The interactive map, which provides a high-level overview of the current state of affairs at the intersection of broadband, connectivity, and health, is already showing some interesting findings, including relationships between illness and information.
The FCC estimated that Sandy downed 25 percent of telecommunications, but carriers aren't required to provide figures.
On Wednesday, December 15, the Communications Workers of America and the Speed Matters campaign released the 2010 Report on Internet Speeds in all 50 States.
Representative Rick Boucher released a statement on Wednesday, September 29 expressing his disappointment with the failure to pass Net Neutrality Legislation.
Congressmen Henry Waxman, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, made a statement on Wednesday, September 29 about the failure of Net Neutrality Legislation to make it out of his committee.
On July 22, 2010, Congressmen Rick Boucher and Lee Terry introduced the Universal Service Reform Act of 2010.
Speed Matters' partner One Economy was awarded $28.5 million in grant money to expand high-speed Internet in underserved communities in the latest round of NITA's Broadband Opportunity funding.
During its first hearing on the National Broadband Plan, U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet Chairman Rick Boucher expressed concern over one of the findings of the FCC's plan, arguing that more Americans than currently thought lack broadband service.
Virginia recently became the fourteenth state to enact health care legislation requiring insurance coverage for telemedicine.
The Communications Workers of America commends Representative Rick Boucher (D-Va.) for his work to ensure that all Americans have access to high quality broadband. Congressman Boucher has called on the Federal Communications Commission to include universal availability of true high speed broadband as part of its National Broadband Plan.