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Two openings on tech advisory board

Applications are being taken through Feb. 1st for two volunteer positions on City of Seattle Technology Advisory Board. The ten member Citizens’ Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB – seattle.gov/cttab) helps guide city strategies and investments in our digital future, including broadband deployment and adoption, Seattle Channel and Seattle.gov services, cable tv… [ Keep reading ]

Gig.U webinar on December 15

Communities that are interested in how the national Gig.U broadband project might benefit them are invited to register for a free webinar to be held on December 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET).    Sign up for “The Innovation Imperative: how your community can lead the next… [ Keep reading ]

City partners with UW on fiber project

On November 14 Mayor Mike McGinn and University of Washington President Michael Young announced a partnership to solicit private proposals to provide high-speed fiber service to communities surrounding the UW campus. For the first time, Seattle will offer to lease access to its unused “dark fiber” to allow private companies… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB to hear from CenturyLink and Wave cable

The Citizens Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Committee (CTTAB) will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in room 2750 of Seattle Municipal Tower. On the agenda are representatives from CenturyLink who will discuss their broadband development in Seattle and their new low cost internet program for low income customers and representatives from… [ Keep reading ]

Slow Broadband for Low Income, Map Doesn’t Tell Full Story

The federal broadband map is a start at showing broad gaps in coverage, but is far from telling the story of real speed, cost, actual service availability and upload capacity. A study published by the The Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University School of Communications raises a significant issues of “Do Low-Income Households Get Slow Broadband by Design?”

Learn more about net neutrality

While scouring the internet looking for new online tools to help neighborhood groups build community, I’ve come across the term “Net Neutrality” fairly often.  It took me a bit of research to figure out why Net Neutrality is so important.  Have you ever wondered what the term “Net Neutrality” really… [ Keep reading ]

Local group receives stimulus funds

  Congratulations to the Communities Connect Network (CCN)/EdLab Group for receiving a $4.1 million public computing center grant from the Department of Commerce NTIA Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP), as part of the federal stimulus funding.  The grant will increase access to technology and essential services, develop job skills, and… [ Keep reading ]

Public Computing BTOP grant awarded

The Communities Connect Network (CCN)/EdLab Group has been awarded a $4.1 million public computing center grant from the Department of Commerce NTIA Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP), as part of the federal stimulus funding. Residents in Seattle and across Washington State will benefit from today’s joint announcement by the Department… [ Keep reading ]

A Louisiana take on broadband

Interested in fiber broadband? So is Lafayette LA.