TITLE

Focus on Main Street First

AUTHOR(S)
Brotman, Stuart N.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/8/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the national broadband plan that will be presented to Congress by the U.S. Federal Communication Commission. He states that the plan is mandated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. He suggest that broadband needs to be more than a side conversation in the country with technological capabilities and performance linked with the improvement in the way of working and living.
ACCESSION #
48150330

 

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