Category Archives: Broadband

E-Rate Form 470 Workshop Registration Now Available

If you would like extra “hands-on” help filing your Form 470, please register for an upcoming workshop

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Google Fiber Coming to Georgia

Later this year, Google is bringing super fast internet to the Atlanta area:   Emily Almond, Director of IT at GPLS writes: “Google is considering fiber deployments in 34 more cities. We’re working with ALA OITP, who is talking … Continue reading

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01.31.14. NYT Blog Post on Cheaper Broadband for Schools & Libraries

So, for once I completely agree with Zuckerberg and Gates: A Case for Cheaper Broadband in Schools – Glad to see we’re not alone in coming to this conclusion!

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05.08.2013. ALA Broadband Program released

The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy released a U-S-Public-Libraries-and-the-Broadband-Technology-Opportunities-Program-May-2013 that details U.S. library engagement with the federal program. Thanks again to everyone for your help and support in developing this report.

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05.08.2013. New NTIA Broadband Adoption Toolkit

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released its Broadband Adoption Toolkit last week, a document aimed at sharing best practices developed from broadband adoption and digital literacy projects funded by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).Visit … Continue reading

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11.22.11. New Broadband Report

Exploring the Digital Nation – new report out from the Economics & Statistics Administration (Department of Commerce)

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11.04.11. All new broadband page on

A mini clearing-house of resources to help libraries communicate about the most urgent issue facing libraries today: the lack of access to and provision of REAL broadband access.

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7.19.11 Really Good Broadband Overview

From techsoup blog: Why Does Broadband Matter? – believe it or not, folks, libraries are still asking this question.

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