Originally published: September 1, 2009
Last updated: September 4, 2009 - 1:44pm
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking public reaction to the National Broadband Plan workshops.
1) Responses to workshops held from August 6 to August 20 should be filed with the Commission by September 15. The include: E-Gov/Civic Engagement (8/6); Deployment Wired - General (8/12); Deployment Wireless - General (8/12); Deployment Unserved/Underserved (8/12); Technology/Fixed Broadband (8/13); Technology/Wireless (8/13); International Lessons (8/18); Opportunities for Small and Disadvantaged Businesses (8/18); Adoption/Utilization - Building the Fact Base: The State of Broadband Adoption and Utilization (8/19); Adoption/Utilization - Low Adoption and Utilization - Importance of Broadband and Applications (8/19); Adoption/Utilization - Programmatic Efforts to Increase Broadband Adoption and Usage - What Works and What Doesn't? (8/19); Broadband Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities (8/20); and Education (8/20).
2) Responses to workshops held from August 25 to September 15 should be filed with the Commission by October 2. These include: Public Safety and Homeland Security (8/25); Smart Grid, Broadband and Climate Change (8/25); Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Private Investment (8/26); Job Training (8/26); Technology/Applications and Devices (8/27); State and Local Governments: Toolkits and Best Practices (9/1); Benchmarks (9/2); Best Practices/Big Ideas (9/3); Broadband Consumer Context (9/9); and Health Care (9/15).
3) Responses to workshops held from September 16 to October 20 should be filed with the Commission by October 30. These include: The Role of Content in the Broadband Ecosystem (9/17); Spectrum (9/17); Cyber Security (9/30); Diversity and Civil Rights Issues in Broadband Policy (10/2); Economic Issues in Broadband Competition (10/9); and Broadband Accessibility for People with Disabilities II: Barriers, Opportunities and Policy Recommendations (10/20).
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