Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Washington Post: New Coalition Lobbies for Broadband in Obama Stimulus Plan

A new industry coalition that includes heavy-hitters such as AT&T, Google, the Telecommunications Industry Associations, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and others, is pushing to include nationwide broadband access as part of the economic stimulus plan being developed by the incoming Obama administration, according to The Washington Post. Potential ideas being discussed include tax breaks, low-interest loans, subsidies and public-private partnerships aimed at broadband access.http://www.washingtonpost.com