broadband tidbits

Despite all of the talk about the Comcast/NBC merger, they only filed a supplemental economic report last week, says FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. The public comment period will begin soon.

The National Broadband Plan will be unveiled next week.

I thought all the talk about broadband accessibility was about rural areas, but the FCC is talking about people with disabilities as well.

My hometown, together with the U of I, won a 22.5 million dollar grant to connect “40 K-12 schools, 17 social service agencies, 14 healthcare facilities, nine youth centers, four public library systems, and two higher education institutions” and bring high speed internet to low-income neighborhoods.