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December 2010 Newsletter

This Month’s Featured video on our YouTube Channel

Washington State Office of Broadband Project Director, Angela Wu, describes the need for your input on their efforts to increase broadband deployment. Watch now

Keizer City Council OKs fee that could raise cell phone bills

Keizer City Council listened to four hours of public testimony on the topic Monday night before approving a fee that likely will raise residents’ cell phone bills.

Keizer City Council voted 6-1 in favor of a fee on telecommunications companies, which provide cell phone and voice over Internet protocol services. Read more

Expanding Internet Adoption: Think Federally, Act Locally

After a divisive election season, the new Congress, regulators, and state and county officials should choose to focus on initiatives that have broad-based support and bring real benefits to American citizens. A good place to start is with high-speed Internet availability and adoption — which bring real, tangible social and economic benefits to citizens and will help to bridge the digital divide that has left many predominately African American counties out of the Internet revolution. Read More

FCC Focuses On Waxman ‘Net Neutrality’ Framework

The agency’s proposal will be based on Congressman Henry Waxman’s “strong and balanced framework” for regulating broadband, said FCC chairman Genachowski. Read more

What are they saying about the FCC’s upcoming Net Neutrality proposal?

This Month’s Poll Question

Should people using wireless technology to connect to their work, families and community pay a greater portion of the local tax burden? VOTE HERE

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