January 20, 2021

FCC Chairman Thanks Libraries For Role in Digital Literacy

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski recently released a YouTube video thanking the nation’s librarians for their service, and describing libraries as “a vital partner to the FCC in one of our central missions: closing the digital divide and making sure every American can access the opportunities of broadband Internet.”

Three U.S. Government Web Sites Launch New Features and Look

1. New Features on Census Bureau Internet Home Page 2. Introducing MyFCC Beta 3. New Home Page for the USPTO

FCC Chairman Talks Libraries and Digital Literacy in Speech About Public-Private Broadband Adoption Initiative

The positive comments about libraries were made today by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski during a speech at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington DC. The speech was specifically about the Public-Private Broadband Adoption Initiative. You can watch the speech here as well as read comments by two FCC commissioners. You’ll also find a link to […]

Libraries Will Be Part of a New FCC "Push for Digital Learning"

From an Article by Sara Jerome on TheHill.com: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski is planning to announce the agency’s biggest push yet to connect students to mobile broadband outside the classroom. At an event in New York City on Wednesday, Genachowski will unveil a list of twenty schools and libraries that the agency […]