Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Examining Obama Administration’s Broadband Stimulus

President Barack Obama signed into law the sweeping US Economic Stimulus Bill on 17 February in Denver. One of the most anticipated sections of the Bill for the technology community was Broadband Stimulus. (With the other being Health IT stimulus provisions) The lack of cheap, ubiquitous broadband connectivity throughout the US has been a large stumbling…

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US Ranks 15th in Broadband Adoption

One of the factors that has so far hindered wider adoption of Cloud Computing and Software as a Service in the US is a lack of consistent and inexpensive broadband service throughout the entire US. A new report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation ranks the US 15th (Yes that’s right 15th) globally for broadband adoption. The US…

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