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Broadband Industry Key to Economic Growth in the U.S.

January 24, 2014

Next week, Tuesday Jan. 28, President Barack Obama will give his annual State of the Union address to the U.S. Congress. The president is expected to focus on how to bridge the growing income gap between the rich and the poor. Looking at a new report by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it is …

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Congressional Twitter accounts on the rise

January 31, 2013

In addition to setting federal policy for the communications and technology sectors, members of the U.S. Congress are responding to them. According to Mashable, every U.S. senator and more than 90 percent of U.S. House members who are serving in the 113th Congress have Twitter accounts. Those numbers have more than doubled since the last …

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Who Controls Access to a Government-Owned Network?

December 5, 2012

Last week we wrote about Thames Valley Communications, a government-owned Internet and cable network in Groton, Conn. that will have to shut off its service unless city council members approve a low-dollar sale of the network to a private investment company. (The town council will make its determination Dec. 17.) If the sale does not …

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Georgia Groups Launch “Georgia Coalition for the New Economy” Coalition will be dedicated to ensuring that all Georgians have fair access to innovative technologies

October 17, 2011

Atlanta, GA – The 2012 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly will certainly focus on Georgia’s future economic growth as well as creating and bringing jobs to Georgia. As cities and towns across our state continue to face an uncertain economy and declining revenues, it is more important than ever for public officials to …

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Welcome to the Coalition for the New Economy Website!

April 14, 2011

The Coalition for the New Economy (CNE) is a group of businesses, associations, and individuals dedicated to ensuring that all Americans have access to innovative technologies and that policies are fair, fiscally responsible and will allow for increased access and adoption. Our members are also committed to ensuring that investments in broadband networks are used …

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South Carolina Coalition for the New Economy

February 25, 2011

The South Carolina Coalition for the New Economy was started with the goal of ensuring that all South Carolinians have access to the best that technology has to offer. Policies governing the buildout of network infrastructure should be fair and fiscally responsible. As such, a number of pro-business groups have joined together to launch South …

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