Thursday, March 11, 2010

FCC Outlines Plan To Expand Internet Access - Science and Tech - The Atlantic

Interesting times

The FCC wants the government to offer free or cheap broadband to help spread high-speed Internet access to the 93 million Americans without it.
That recommendation, among others, was announced yesterday (pdf) at the agency's Digital Inclusion Summit in D.C. and is a part of the FCC's National Broadband Plan, which it will submit to Congress next Wednesday.

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The number of Americans online grew nearly threefold from 85 million to 231 million between 1998 and 2008, according to an interactive feature from the BBC, which is currently running a series of (really interesting) reports about the Internet.

FCC Outlines Plan To Expand Internet Access - Science and Tech - The Atlantic

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