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Public Notices

October 1st, 2009 by Randy Clarke - Legal Counsel, Wireline Competition Bureau

Over the past several months, the Commission has held a series of public workshops -- 27 so far -- as part of the process of developing a National Broadband Plan.  Dozens of panelists have addressed a multitude of issues related to broadband including availability, accessibility, deployment, adoption, health care, security, and technology - just to name a few.  While the workshops are essential to the Commission's data-gathering process, followup questions frequently arise.  To get answers and round out the discussion, the Commission has released targeted Public Notices and we expect more Public Notices to be put out in the coming weeks.

We're trying to make it easy for everyone interested in the issues to give us their views, so we created what we hope will be a handy chart, showing what's been released and all of the deadlines.  The chart also has links to the released Public Notices to provide an easy way to access them.   We'll continue to update it as new Public Notices come out; the updated chart will always be available on Blogband.  We hope you will participate in this important process - getting your input is essential to creating the best possible National Broadband Plan.

8 Responses to “Public Notices”

  1. Guest says:

    Great chart! So helpful. Thanks.

  2. ktaglang says:

    This is a great idea. I hope the Commission will do this with all proceedings in the future.

  3. MikeL says:

    The link to the Smart Grid PN in the chart is dead.

  4. Gray Brooks says:

    Hi Mike.

    I'm not sure what's wrong, but it appears to be working for me.

    If you paste the following into your address bar, does it still not work?

    http://blog.broadband.gov/?page_id=346

    Thanks.

  5. MikeL says:

    Gray,

    No, it still doesn't work for me -- I get a "webpage cannot be found" error.

    I've already found the Smart Grid PN elsewhere on the web site. Just trying to be helpful in case others are having the same problem.

  6. Steve says:

    Hi Mike,

    Nice information. It is very helpful thanks.

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  7. Guest says:

    Are the comment dates correct for PN #10 and #13? Will this be maintained with new notices, such as #14?

  8. Stuart says:

    I wish the UK would work on their 'non existent' National Broadband Plan! Sounds like you are miles ahead :-)

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