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President Obama: “Next Generation Networks” key to broadband success


(WHITE HOUSE BLOG): President Barack Obama shares proposed executive actions to enable communities across the U.S. to highlight what can happen when digital communications become a priority. For example, Cedar Falls, Iowa is a town of only about 40,000 people — yet its broadband capacity rivals those of huge cities like Hong Kong and Tokyo – besting the U.S. national average by 100 times. Through increased broadband capacity cities can:

  • Give consumers better broadband options (faster, more economical, more stable connections)
  • Attract new businesses through improvement and/or development of comprehensive infrastructure
  • Increase educational opportunities for students from 2 to 102
  • Provide greater information access and collaboration for professionals and innovators

View more information, including 5 key points of the President’s Cedar Falls Address:

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viNGN Board of Directors to meet Tuesday October 14, 2014


vingn-official-web logoVIRGIN ISLANDS NEXT GENERATION NETWORK MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(U.S. Virgin Islands) Chairman, Governor John P. deJongh, Jr. will convene a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm via telephonic.

For information, please contact Lawrence J. Kupfer at the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) Office at 715-8581.