Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Webinar to examine rural implications of FCC's proposed rule changes on broadband

The National Rural Assembly will host a webinar Monday, examining the implications for rural America of how the Federal Communications Commission will regulate broadband. The event will be a "conversation with policy experts, broadband advocates, and rural Internet service providers discussing what Title II reclassification means for rural consumers and the future of rural broadband," says a news release.

Featured speakers will include Matt Wood, the associate director of Media Access Project, Amalia Deloney, the coordinator for Media Action Grassroots Network, and Wally Bowen, the executive director of Mountain Area Information Network. Interested parties can register for the webinar here. The National Rural Assembly describes itself as "a movement of people and organizations devoted to building a stronger, more vibrant rural America for children, families, and communities." (Read more)

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