Genachowski On GIG.U'S "GIGABIT Neighborhood Gateway Program"
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STATEMENT FROM FCC CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI ON GIG.U’S“GIGABIT NEIGHBORHOOD GATEWAY PROGRAM” ANNOUNCEMENT
“To drive U.S. global competitiveness, it’s vital that we have super-fast broadband testbeds for
innovation. It’s an important element of unleashing breakthrough innovations in health care, education,
business services, and more. Today’s announcement is a welcome and significant accomplishment by
Blair Levin and the Gig.U team to help ensure America leads the world in bandwidth. As outlined in the
National Broadband Plan, it’s vital both that we connect every corner of America to broadband and that
we spur next-generation innovation through next-generation broadband networks.”
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