Originally published: August 10, 2009
Last updated: October 19, 2009 - 7:57pm
On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission will host its second National Broadband Plan Workshop -- this one on deployment. The day will be divided to focus on 1) the deployment of wired (i.e., cable, wireline, and broadband over powerline, or BPL) broadband infrastructure used to serve all types of end-users today and in the future; 2) issues affecting the deployment of wireless broadband -- with a special focus on the extent to which wireless broadband can serve as a substitute for wired broadband in the provision of broadband applications and services; and 3) what it means to be unserved or underserved with respect to broadband access, why such areas or groups are unserved and underserved, and what actions the United States should take to help stimulate broadband deployment in these areas. See what people are already telling the FCC about broadband deployment and see the FCC's preliminary topics and the URL below.
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