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NY Tristate Region #Broadband Ranked In USA Top 20

NY Tristate Region  #Broadband Ranked In USA Top 20

By Julie DeVito The NY Tristate Region is ranked relatively high for state broadband infrastructure and policies, as compared to other states across the USA.  According to the  recently-released  “2012 State Broadband Index” survey by TechNet, the bipartisan group says that states with high [Full Story…]

Tech Predictions for President Obama’s Second Term

Tech Predictions for President Obama's Second Term

Barack Obama has again been elected President by the American people. During his second term, he is under a lot of pressure in terms of the technology sector. According to ReadWrite, President Obama stressed the importance of technology during his speech early this morning, saying that the U.S. [Full Story…]

Bloomberg, Quinn Announce New Broadband Initiatives

Bloomberg, Quinn Announce New Broadband Initiatives

This morning, Mayor Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn announced new initiatives aimed at expanding NY's broadband connectivity. According to the mayor, the this expansion is to ensure that NY "firmly establishes a lead position in connectivity and technology for the 21st [Full Story…]

Cuomo Looks to Propel NY State Rural High-Speed Internet Expansion

Cuomo Looks to Propel NY State Rural High-Speed Internet Expansion

With billions in federal stimulus money backing Governor Cuomo's latest potential legislation, rural NY could gain broadband Internet access. According to The Associated Press, Cuomo is working with the legislature to dedicate $25 million of the $75 million New York Works Economic Development Fund [Full Story…]

AT&T New York President to Brief Queens Chamber of Commerce

AT&T New York President to Brief Queens Chamber of Commerce

This Thursday starting at 8am, AT&T NY president Hal Lenox will be addressing members of the Queens Chamber of Commerce's IT committee with regard to how the company is enhancing its mobile and broadband service for individuals and businesses in Queens. The briefing, part of the "AT&T in [Full Story…]

LightSquared Network Interferes With GPS?

LightSquared Network Interferes With GPS?

According to The Wall Street Journal, Philip Falcone's LightSquared network faces a setback as preliminary tests show that it could knock out some GPS systems. The interference problems could delay FCC approval of the new network along with creating problems for primary financial backer NY based [Full Story…]

Building the Broadband Economy Taking Place Next Week

Building the Broadband Economy Taking Place Next Week

The Intelligent Community Forum, in partnership with the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, will be hosting an event in NY called Building the Broadband Economy from June 1st until June 3rd, 2011. The event will be an opportunity for attendees "to learn how to use information and communications [Full Story…]

MIT Enterprise Forum’s Wireless Broadband Event Takes Place Next Week in NY

MIT Enterprise Forum's Wireless Broadband Event Takes Place Next Week in NY

On Thursday May 26, MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC will present What's Next for U.S. Wireless Broadband? conference at Holland & Knight at  31 West 52nd street.  Panelists include representatives from service providers, application developers, and sources of capital, sharing their experience and [Full Story…]

MIT Enterprise Forum on Wireless Broadband Comes to NY in May

MIT Enterprise Forum on Wireless Broadband Comes to NY in May

The MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC will be presenting "What's Next for U.S. Wireless Broadband" event on May 26th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Holland & Knight's office on 31 West 52 street. The panel will discuss the market potential, obstacles and trends, emerging opportunities for investment, [Full Story…]

Albany Wants NYers To Take Internet Speed Test

Albany Wants NYers To Take Internet Speed Test

Albany is asking all NY State residents to log on and take an Internet Speed Test, under an initiative from the NY State Office of Cyber Security and the University of Albany's Center for Technology in Government. The broadband research will attempt to gauge average connectivity and identify [Full Story…]

NY Area Gets Recovery Act Technology Grants

NY Area Gets Recovery Act Technology Grants

The New York area received its share of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants to help bridge the technological divide. Specifically, A $13.9 million grant, with another $7.2 million in matching contributions will allow NYC to improve public computer centers, deploying 480 new workstations [Full Story…]

NY and NJ Among States Awarded Federal Broadband Grants

NY and NJ Among States Awarded Federal Broadband Grants

The Obama administration has announced that $1.8 billion from the American Recovery and Investment Act will fund broadband expansion in 37 states, including New York and New Jersey.The local projects receiving funds include: New Jersey Department of Treasury: nearly $39.7 million for public safety [Full Story…]

Cablevision Developing TV Apps for iPad, Smartphones

Cablevision Developing TV Apps for iPad, Smartphones

Bethpage LI's Cablevision Systems Corp. is developing a couple of live TV and Video on Demand (VOD) apps for the iPad and a range of smartphones. One app will allow subscribers to view cable programming, including VoD, on broadband-connected devices and another will let owners use the devices to [Full Story…]

Sole Regional Federal Broadband Stimulus Grant Awarded in New Jersey

Sole Regional Federal Broadband Stimulus Grant Awarded in New Jersey

Late last week, the Obama administration announced awards of approximately $795 million in federal grants and loans to expand broadband service nationwide.  However, the sole recipient in the NY/NJ/CT region was Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey, which will receive $5.1 million to add [Full Story…]

Crain’s Has Some Big Ideas To Stimulate NY Business

Crain's Has Some Big Ideas To Stimulate NY Business

In its 25 Big ideas for its 25th anniversary, Crain's New York Business offered up suggestions to enervate business in NYC, contributed by New Yorkers and others: Make sure there is broadband for everyone, because the infrastructure of tomorrow's New York will be built around broadband. Open [Full Story…]