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Hispanic community’s distance from the web will affect voting Nov. 2: Guest Post civic

Oct. 27, 2010 11:00 am

Hispanic community’s distance from the web will affect voting Nov. 2: Guest Post

This is a guest post by Liz Spikol, Editor of bilingual Tek Lado magazine, as part of our Guest Contributor Week. Want to have an op-ed or feature you’ve written to appear on TP, now or in the future? Drop us a line. One way you can tell it’s election time: Latinos are in the news. […]
Comcast Roundup: FCC broadband proposal on the move, Oprah in town and more business

Jun. 17, 2010 8:30 am

Comcast Roundup: FCC broadband proposal on the move, Oprah in town and more

MUST READ The Washington Post reports that today the FCC begins its new strategy for regulating broadband, not long after losing its case for Comcast in a D.C. Circuit Court suggesting the agency doesn’t have the authority to enforce its net neutrality regulations. Daily News gossip columnist Dan Gross reports that Oprah Winfrey was at […]
Gigabit City working with Communities United for Broadband to elevate the broadband conversation civic

Apr. 27, 2010 2:31 pm

Gigabit City working with Communities United for Broadband to elevate the broadband conversation

Whether Google is behind it or not, Blake Jennelle wants you to know that ultra high-speed gigabit broadband is worth investing in. Though the Philly Startup Leaders founder would like to see those investments made here in Philadelphia, gigabit is bigger than this city alone. “The end goal for Philly is still to get gigabit, […]
Comcast Roundup: Moving forward with national broadband plan, Cole Hamels shills and More business

Apr. 15, 2010 8:30 am

Comcast Roundup: Moving forward with national broadband plan, Cole Hamels shills and More

DEFINITE READS The Washington Post has an interview with former FCC chair Michael Powell, in which the agency’s recent battles with Comcast are discussed. The Post also reports that leaders pushing for a reform of the national broadband plan are holding strong on the notion that their movement won’t be sidetracked by the recent court […]
Comcast Roundup: CBS affiliates rallying against NBC deal, Hulu gets ‘complex’ and More business

Apr. 1, 2010 8:30 am

Comcast Roundup: CBS affiliates rallying against NBC deal, Hulu gets ‘complex’ and More

Every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup. Get an e-mail subscription for our Comcast news updates. DEFINITE READS The Wrap reports that CBS affiliates are raising concerns about the Comcast-NBC deal and its potentially to “competitively disadvantage CBS […]
Philly gets stimulus money for computer labs uncategorized

Mar. 26, 2010 2:00 pm

Philly gets stimulus money for computer labs

According to MuniWireless.com, Philadelphia has received federal stimulus money to help establish or expand local computer centers. Eleven other cities will also claim a chunk of the $3.7 million allocated. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced over $63 million in grants that aim to expand the reach of broadband across the nation. Earlier this month, the […]
Comcast Roundup: Won’t tie rates to inflation, chasing BitTorrent users and More business

Mar. 18, 2010 9:16 am

Comcast Roundup: Won’t tie rates to inflation, chasing BitTorrent users and More

Every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in�the Comcast Roundup. Get�an e-mail subscription for our Comcast news updates. Update: edited title, updated TV Everywhere link DEFINITE READS The Washington Post reports that the FCC has begun a review of the “rules governing […]