Tuesday, December 09, 2008

More Calls for Greater Access to Broadband

I posted part of President-Elect Barack Obama's Saturday YouTube address - 15th in Broadband - Somebody Finally Gets It. It's good to see that higher education understands the issue as well and will push Obama to expand broadband access. Wired Campus: Higher Education Groups Press Obama to Expand Broadband Access
two higher-education organizations want him [President-Elect Barack Obama] to focus on improving broadband access across the country.

Today Educause, the education-technology consortium, and higher-education network provider Internet2 announced that they have joined the U.S. Broadband Coalition. The coalition consists of high-tech companies, labor unions, state and local governments, consumer advocates, and many others who want bigger Internet pipes laid across the country, and their basic argument is that better access will be an engine for economic growth

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