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Thune, Schatz Eyeing Broadband Benefits With New Infrastructure Draft

Despite a hyper-politicized climate that continues to yield many a stalemate in Congress, bipartisan consensus appears to be emerging yet again, on the issue...

Black State Legislators Taking Center Stage in Creating Greater Digital Equity

The Congressional Black Caucus, as the conscience of Congress, has been working diligently since last year’s launch of the CBC Tech 2020 Initiative to...

The FCC’s Proposal to Unlock the Set-Top Box Could Harm Independent...

Over-the-top streaming services and app-based technology have revolutionized the video marketplace in recent years. Today, consumers can choose to access the programming they love...

Obama Administration Takes Historic Step Toward Solar Equality, But Much Work...

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post, and has been cross-posted at the author's request. For far too long, working-class families have been left out...

Morial to FCC: Deliver Promise of Digital Equity, Opportunity to MWBEs

Noting that the Attributable Material Relationship rule has been a hindrance to participation by bona fide Designated Entities in spectrum incentive auctions, Marc Morial, President and...

Black Legislators Support Equitable Transition to Solar Energy

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators recently released its 2014 Winter White Paper entitled, The Need to Develop & Implement Equitable Energy Policies.  In...

Telemedicine Approved for Medicare, Medicaid Reimbursement

It's Christmas in July - at least, that's how Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), must feel. Earlier this week, he proudly...

Black Leaders Key to Passage of South Carolina Solar Legislation

In South Carolina, Black state legislators have been instrumental in passage through both the state House of Representatives and Senate of new legislation enabling...

First Class Digital Citizenship: Clarion Call of the Modern Civil...

MMTC has a long history of advocating for greater diversity and inclusion in the technology and telecommunications sectors, and they’re sure to pursue first class digital citizenship among its top priorities in 2014 and beyond. “We still have to close the digital divide,” Honig said. “We have to end broadband redlining. We have to preserve and grow vast new entrepreneurial and career opportunities in traditional and new media and in telecommunications.”

Solutions for Accessible and Affordable Healthcare Powered by Broadband

Healthcare powered by broadband internet, often referred to as telemedicine and telehealth interchangeably, was...