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GOOGLE’s FIBER INITIATIVE

 

Google website for the initiative

 

Google

 

There are now more than 800 articles,
blogs, and other items on this initiative. 
Here is a small sample.  –JB/CL

 

Washington Post

 

CNet News

 

CNBC

 

GigaOM

 

Free Press

 

BroadbandBreakfast

 

NATOA

 

... “Now both the government and the
industry are being shown up by Google”

 

Public Knowledge

 

... “Wow! Wow, wow, wow!!!”

 

App-Rising.com

 

 “One big question is, should your com-
munity jump on the invite to be among
the selected Google test beds? Oh, hell
yeah!”

 

Craig Settles Blog 

 

New America Foundation

 

Last, our favorite:

 

“One thing’s for sure, this is a big kick
in the Anthill” (from Benoit Felten)

 

Fiberevolution

 

BROADBAND STIMULUS

 

Rural Idaho fiber initiative (from
Ernie Bray)

 

Boise Weekly

 

Why aren’t the established providers
seeking Stimulus funds?

 

NPR

 

“Close the Internet Gap? Phone and
Cable Giants Just say ‘no’”

 

SavetheInternet

 

Kentucky awarded $2.1M broadband
mapping grant; work to be done by
Michael Baker Corporation

 

Benton Foundation

 

“100 broadband stimulus applications
still in play in California”

 

Government Technology

 

“Partner with care on broadband stim-
ulus projects”

 

Daily Yonder

 

BROADBAND

 

“Thanks to telecommuting, snow days are
no longer fun”

 

USA Today

 

“Lawmaker calls for telework incentives
during shutdowns”

 

NextGov

 

Rep. Markey introduces E-Rate 2.0 Act: 
three “pilot programs”  would (1) provide
vouchers for residential broadband for
low income students; (2) establish a grant
program for broadband to community
colleges and head start facilities; and (3)
establish a subsidy for e-book  technology
and equipment for E-Rate providers

 

Rep. Markey Press Release

 

Washington Post

 

In-Stat:  U.S. residential broadband speed
increases at slower rate than in 2008; ave-
rage downstream speed is 7.12 Mbps

 

In-Stat

 

SMART GRID

 

White House Office of Science and Tech-
nology Policy  issues RFI seeking com-
ments on implementing consumer inter-

faces with smart grid

 

Federal Register

 

WIRELESS

 

AT&T provides more LTE details – says
rollout in 2011

 

Broadband Reports

 

“The long, slow demise of WiMAX”

 

Unstrung

 

Traverse City (MI) Light & Power plans
to deploy free wireless broadband

 

Traverse City Record-Eagle

 

“CRTC considers regulating wireless”
(from Luc Miron)

 

Financial Post

 

VIDEO

 

“Why public access is important and you
should fight for the CAP Act”

 

Huffington Post

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