Tag Archive: hispanic

Feb 08

Internet Essentials: Progress of a Digital Divide Killer

Six months into the program, Comcast released a progress report on its Internet Essentials program – the low-cost Internet and training offering that Comcast led the pack with as a condition to its merger with NBC Universal. The program provides low-cost broadband service for $9.95 a month; the option to purchase a full-service, Internet ready computer …

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Mar 24

U.S. Census 2010… Is All About Hispanics as seen in MediaPost

This is a very big year for the Census and not just for the obvious reason that new national Census numbers are forthcoming. The new data, which will be trickling out in coming days, reveal some profound shifts in demographic trends that will have major implications for marketers: You had better start thinking local. It …

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Mar 17

Guest Blogger Holly McGavock-Latinos Power Growth Of Ultimate Fighting Championship

In a recent interview with USA Today, boxing promoter Bob Arum predicted limited success for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the promotion company that hosts most mixed martial arts (MMA) events, due to what he sees as its inability to draw in viewers from growing demographics, including Latinos and African Americans. In some ways, his comment …

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Mar 20

March for America: Change Takes Courage!


LISTA — Will be in Washington DC this Sunday March 21 2010 Marching for Immigration Rights… See you at the Capital. Remember Today We March — Tomorrow We Vote We are excited about heading to Washington D.C. to ensure we have our collective voice heard on a very important and pressing issue within our community:  COMPREHENSIVE …

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Feb 23

Broadband for America Study Shows Importance of Investment


Major Network Providers Have Created Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs

Today, the Broadband for America (BfA) coalition released a new study that shows the important contributions to the U.S. economy made by private investment in information and communications technology.

Feb 10

Exec says IT Plays Major Role in Achieving Health Care Reform.

Real health care reform won’t be possible without dramatic improvements in how information is accessed, stored and moved around, McKesson Corp.CTO/CIO Randy Spratt said Thursday morning.