Statement by Gig.U Executive Director Blair Levin Gig.U congratulates Google for taking a big, bold step forward to accelerate the deployment of next generation networks. Hundreds of city officials have told Gig.U that today’s broadband networks are insufficient to enable their communities to thrive in the global information economy. Google’s announcement responds to that […]
photo courtesy of Flickr user st_tuper33 Speaking at the Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference in Chicago on November 7, 2013, Gig.U Executive Director Blair Levin made the following remarks. The American Gigabit Garden is beginning to grow. In 2009, America had a gigabit desert and the National Broadband Plan analysis suggested little prospect for market […]
Blair Levin spoke at the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland on the topic of Gigabit Networks. In his remarks he noted: “A few years ago, gigabit America was a desert. Now, with a dozen Gig.U communities moving forward, Google Fiber capturing the imagination of many, cities like Chattanooga and Lafayette providing gigabit service, and incumbents like CenturyLink, […]
Executive Director Blair Levin spoke in front of the Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society on the importance of having a plan and using it. Read the full text of his remarks after the jump.
Gigabit Squared, the company that’s working with Gig.U members Seattle and Chicago, has announced pricing for residents and businesses in Seattle. For more, read GigaOm’s story here.
Blair Levin is in Chicago this week with US Ignite talking about the future of applications and next generation networks. The text of his remarks:
Recently, President Obama announced a new initiative called ConnectED and called on the Federal Communications Commission to take the steps necessary to build high-speed digital connections to America’s schools and libraries, ensuring that 99 percent of American students can benefit from these advances in teaching and learning. Gig.U Executive Director and former Director of the […]
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Executive Director Blair Levin gave remarks to the Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas earlier this month. Full remarks after the jump.