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Senators McCain & Lautenberg propose legislation
that would prevent states from outlawing
city-run broadband services

[html / 2 pages / text / SOURCE: PCWorld.com / DATE: June 2005]


Organizing questions for ... enquiry into public broadband
[pdf / 4 pages / text / SOURCE: Oxford University / DATE: June 2002]

BROADBAND BACKGROUNDER: Public Policy Issues
Raised by Broadband Technology

[SOURCE: Center for Democracy Technology / DATE: DECEMBER 2000]

SOCIAL BENEFITS of COMMUNITY WIRELESS NETWORKS
[pdf / 2 pages / all text / SOURCE: Free Press]

COMMUNITY WIRELESS NETWORKS
(Affordable High-speed Public Broadband)

[pdf / 2 pages (landscape) / 50% text 50% color graphics / SOURCE: Free Press]

BROADBAND - Why Policies Must Change ...
[pdf / 24 pages / text and images / SOURCE: News.com]

BIG BROADBAND:
PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE OR PRIVATE MONOPOLIES

[15 pages / AUTHOR: Wayne Caswell, [Chief Visionary] CAZITech Consulting
SOURCE: Home Toys / DATE: December 2004]

Reviving the FORGOTTEN Information Superhighway

Reforming Telecom Policy for the Big Broadband Era:
WHY IS GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIZING THE OLD NETWORKS
WHEN BIG BROADBAND CONVERGENCE IS INEVITABLE
AND OPTIMAL?
[ pdf / 6 pages - 2 columns / AUTHOR: Reed Hundt /
SOURCE: New America Foundation / DATE: DECEMBER 2003]

Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide:
Federal Assistance Programs (CRS Report for Congress)

[pdf / 63 pages / text and tables / SOURCE: Congressional Research Service - Library of Congress]

(PRO) PUBLIC BROADBAND ATTORNEY (USA):
Jim Baller (Baller Herbst Law Group)

Public Broadband: The Struggle for Local Choice
NECA/NARUC National Summit on Broadband Deployment ...
[pdf / 15 presentation slides / SOURCE: Jim Baller]

QUOTE: "... equal access to the Google interface ..."
[SOURCE: Nigel Ballard, joejava.com]

PUBLIC BROADBAND CASE STUDIES/PROFILES:

[OFFLINE 7/2005] PROFILES OF MUNICIPAL AND
COMMUNITY BROADBAND NETWORKS
[pdf / 16 pages / SOURCE: New America Foundation / DATE: FEBRUARY 2005]


Chaska, Minnesota (Chaska.net)
INTERVIEW: Brad Mayer - Chaska.net [SOURCE: Courante]

NOTE: $15.99/month - Wireless Broadband [Internet]


Scottsburg, Indianna
[SOURCE: MuniWireless.com]

WIRELESS BROADBAND

Misconceptions About Wireless Broadband Abound
[2 pages text + 1 page diagrams / SOURCE: Wireless Systems Design]

Radio Revolution: The Coming Age of Unlicensed Wireless
[pdf / 55 pages / AUTHOR: Kevin Werbach / SOURCE: New America Foundation / DECEMBER 2003]

KEYWORD/NOTES:

  • WiMAX [Good 4-pager / SOURCE: Electronic Design]
  • CHINA
    2 CITIES WIMAX TRIAL (Dalian & Chengdu) (INTEL + ??)
    NOTE: China Telecom focus is DSL
  • COMMUNITY BROADBAND
  • RURAL BROADBAND
  • FOOTNOTE/QUOTES:
    "There's no such thing as public opinion." WINSTON CHURCHILL
    "Not yet. Stay tuned ..." {smile} BOKE