EVENT: Bridging the Digital Divide – Is Community Wireless the Answer?

The New America Foundation is holding an event entitled “Bridging the Digital Divide – Is Community Wireless the Answer” on Tuesday, 1 February 2011, from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm at 1899 L St NW, Suite 400, Washington DC 20036. Description of topics to be covered: Communications technologies have continued to evolve and now increasingly […]

FCC and Knight Foundation: America’s Digital Inclusion Summit on 9 March 2010

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Knight Foundation will hold “America’s Digital Inclusion Summit” on Tuesday, 9 March 2010 from 9:00 to 12:30 at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC. There will be a videocast at the FCC Commission Room, 445 12th SW, Washington DC. If you prefer to watch the event from […]

National strategies for ultra-broadband infrastructure deployment: Berlin, 26-27 April 2010

The Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste (WIK) is holding a conference on “National strategies for ultrabroadband infrastructure deployment: Experiences and challenges” in Berlin on 26-27 April 2010 at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The conference brings together experts from Japan, Germany, Sweden, France and other countries to share their experiences in this field. Check out […]

Event: NewTeeVee Live, 12 November 2009, San Francisco

GigaOM Networks is holding its NewTeeVee Live 09 conference in San Francisco on 12 November 2009. This is a very timely conference as the boundaries between traditional TV, online video, and mobile video blur. Indeed, it’s no surprise that the core topic this year is “TV Everywhere.” On MuniWireless, we have written a lot about […]

FCC broadband workshop on applications and devices: 27 Aug 2009

FCC is hosting a Broadband Workshop on Technology Applications and Devices on 27 August 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. Here’s a description of the workshop from the FCC site: “The goal of this workshop is to explore trends in the use of and development of broadband applications and devices. The workshop will identify the […]

Conference: Mobilize in San Francisco on 10 September 2009

Mobilize 09 by GigaOM The Future of the Mobile Web The Age of Ultraband is coming — the era of an ulta fast, ultra connected mobile web. Mobilize 09 is a one-day conference that brings together the thought leaders and practitioners of the mobile web and telecoms ecosystem for talk, demonstrations and debate. We’ll examine […]

Thomas Friedman keynotes Freedom to Connect Conference, March 30-31, 2009, Washington DC

Thomas Friedman, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist, has been selected as keynote speaker at F2C: Freedom to Connect, a conference organized by David Isenberg every year in Washington DC. The aim of the conference is to connect beltway tech policy wonks with telecom practitioners and infrastructure builders across the United States and […]

Freedom to Connect update: how to qualify for a broadband stimulus grant

We’ve added another session to the agenda of the Freedom to Connect conference in Washington DC (March 30-31, 2009): “How to Get and Spend $7,200,000,000.00: What the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act or 2009 Means for Netheads.” This session will cover how to qualify for the Act’s $2.5 billion from Agriculture and $4.7 billion from […]

Emerging Communications Conference, March 3-5, 2009 San Francisco

There’s a very interesting conference taking place from March 3-5, 2009, Ecomm 2009, which will be held at the San Francisco Airport Marriott. Among the trends that Ecomm’s speakers will address are: Telecom is becoming software The cash cows of telephony and SMS will dry up long term “Phones” are turning into general purpose computers […]

Freedom to Connect and Muniwireless event: March 30-31, 2009 in DC

Freedom to Connect, the annual event organized by David Isenberg, will be held on March 30-31, 2009 in Washington, DC. I am partnering with David to make this event fun and informative. This year is a very important one because President-elect Barack Obama has made broadband — its cost, quality and availability — a major […]