Posts Tagged ‘ Broadband ’

City of Philadelphia requests $35 million in federal broadband stimulus application

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillySeptember 22, 2009
Written by: Brian James Kirk

The City of Philadelphia hopes that federal agencies awarding federal broadband stimulus grants will fund $35 million to its Digital Philadelphia Broadband Initiative, according to documents published by the National Telecommunications Information Administration. READ MORE

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City CTO: “We have a heck of a shot” for federal broadband stimulus money

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillySeptember 23, 2009
Written by: Brian James Kirk

Five known members of Philly’s technology community discussed the impact of Wireless Philadelphia, the city’s digital divide and its application for federal broadband stimulus dollars Tuesday evening. READ MORE.

Friday Q&A: Thomas Morr of Select Greater Philadelphia

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillyAugust 21, 2009
Written by: Brian James Kirk

In our coverage of the city’s Digital Philadelphia vision, city CTO Allan Frank’s conversation about a ten-year plan for the city’s technology future, we had the chance to speak to some influential members of Philadelphia’s technology community. READ MORE.

NTIA extends broadband stimulus grant deadline

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillyAugust 18, 2009
Written by: Brian James Kirk

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced late last week that because of an influx of application uploads, the deadline was extended one week to August 20, this Wednesday, from August 14. READ MORE.

Digital Philadelphia: what it is, what it means and what’s standing in the way

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillyAugust 12, 2009

Before Friday, the City of Philadelphia, specifically its division of technology, will submit a proposal to the federal government, asking for a big slice of at least $4.6 billion set aside for municipal broadband development. READ MORE.

Stimulus, Please

An article that appeared in
City PaperJuly 1, 2009
Written by: Morgan Davis

The city of Philadelphia, along with the Media Mobilizing Project (MMP) and Wireless Philadelphia, held a meeting last week to discuss a federal “broadband stimulus” grant that they will apply for this summer. READ MORE

Digital Philadelphia

An article posted on
Knightcenter Community Connection
July 7, 2009
Once again the city of Philadelphia is launching a city-wide broadband initiative, which begs the question: Why is this time different?
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