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New NTIA Study of Interent Users

Some of the key findings:

. . . 97 percent of Americans in urban areas have access to high-speed fixed service, while only 65 percent of Americans in rural areas have such access. 97 more words

Unserved Communities

Crowd Source Solutions - Validating broadband availability

In 2012 the Gold County Broadband Consortia, one of the 14 Consortial funded by the California Public Utilities Commission, recognized that the California Broadband Maps did not reveal the correct broadband coverage at advertised speeds. 1,022 more words

Broadband Tech

NTIA is Looking for Broadband Mapping Comments

ALL OVER THE MAP: NTIA wants the public to weigh in by July 16 with ideas on how to ensure the federal government is accurately measuring the number of Americans connected to the internet, David Redl, head of the Commerce Department agency, wrote Wednesday in a…

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Unserved Communities

Seven out of ten see criminal hacking as big risk to health, safety, prosperity

Recent survey shows hacking as a major threat to quality of life.

Do criminals hacking into computer systems pose a risk to your health, safety, or prosperity? 1,057 more words

Security News

5G push in U.S. could require federal spectrum

”Communications policy leaders are looking put federal spectrum in the pipeline as the U.S. gears up for faster mobile broadband,” Mark Rockwell reports for FCW. “‘We’re looking to make sure we have enough spectrum to meet 5G needs,’ David Redl, head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, told a conference on March 27. 213 more words

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Defining and Measuring the Digital Economy - Bureau of Economic Analysis (USA)

 The Bureau of Economic Analysis released, for the first time, preliminary statistics and an accompanying report exploring the size and growth of the digital economy. Goods and services that are primarily digital accounted for 6.5 percent of the U.S. 311 more words

Digital Economy

Why legislation alone won’t solve the insecurity of the Internet of Things

viber spy hack

Few people would argue that cybersecurity is in a parlous state. In the last few weeks, we’ve seen a connected car wash… 1,069 more words