Cable was well-represented during last week’s National Educational Computing Conference in San Antonio, with Cable in the Classroom, CTAM, operators and programmers sharing their resources with more than 18K education leaders. A standing-room only crowd checked out a presentation of CIC’s eLECTIONS broadband game. The week also included a summit hosted by Time Warner Cable San Antonio featuring more than 100 local teachers and a special visit from the C-SPAN Campaign 2008 bus. — The 3rd annual NATPE Diversity Fellowship Program, presented with the Walter Kaitz Foundation, will run during the LATV Festival in LA, July 30-Aug 1. 24 emerging television and video creators of color will be the guests of NATPE.

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Latest Attempts to Conquer Digital Divide

Sens Steve Daines (R-MT) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ) introduced the bipartisan “Accelerating Rural Broadband Deployment Act,” which makes it easier for broadband providers to receive federal-right-of-way licenses to install broadband alongside existing infrastructure, like federal highways. It also has provisions to ensure costs of federal-right-of-way licenses are at fair market prices and increases transparency on […]

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