FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski joined Senator Begich in Dillingham last week for a ceremony celebrating TERRA-SW, a large project to bring high speed broadband internet to southwest Alaska. Upon returning to Anchorage, Genachowski spoke to a large group gathered for a Commonwealth North briefing held at the Dena’ina Center. In his talk entitled, “The Future of Telecommunications in Alaska,” Genachowski says the internet is a bright spot on the U.S. economy.
- GCI: TERRA project overview
- Talk of Alaska: Broadband Connectivity for Rural Alaska (5 Aug 2011)
- APRN: FCC Chairman Visits Dillingham (29 Aug 2011)
- FCC: Measuring Broadband America
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., repeats Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
RECORDED: August 26, 2011
SPEAKER: Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
EVENT HOST: Commonwealth North
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