Posts Tagged ‘USHCC’

“Free Our Airwaves” by Jose Marquez, CEO @techLatino.

TechLatino strives to empower the Latino community. Because Latinos are among the highest consumers of mobile technology, we have devoted significant attention to next-generation wireless initiatives. The ultimate goal is fifth-generation (“5G”) connectivity. Much of our recent focus has been on infrastructure.  However, wireless connectivity cannot function without another core ingredient: spectrum.  What is spectrum?…

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@techLatino Agrees with FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto Next Generation Wireless Deployment to Modernize Federal Process.

As previously described by TechLatino, wireless deployment is of particular value to Latino communities, who are outsized users of mobile services when compared to other groups. As the wireless industry continues efforts to enhance networks across the country, a series of reforms have been underway to modernize federal processes to make that easier. Commissioner Brendan…

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Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

To listen to the report, click here Intel has a new report out today. It’s not about semiconductors. It’s about diversity: how Intel is doing when it comes to women and under-represented minorities on its staff. The results are mixed – some strong and some, frankly, failures. Still the sheer amount of information is exceptional,…

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Nina Vaca Named Ambassadors For Entrepreneurship By White House

Prosperous economies have steady streams of companies starting up and growing. Especially vital are the high-growth firms that market innovative technologies, products, and business models. These companies create the rags-to-riches path that has come to be known as the American Dream. “President Obama and I both know that one of America’s greatest strengths is our…

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Rockefeller Calls for GAO Study of TV Station Shared Service Agreements

Says there are serious questions about impact of coordinated TV station sales and operations Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) has asked the Government Accounting Office to look into the impact of TV station joint sales agreements (JSAs) and shared service agreements (SSAs) on consumers.  In a letter dated Monday, Rockefeller outlined some…

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Save the Date: Join us and Celebrate Congressman Charles Gonzalez Illustrious Career. February 29th 2012

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and the National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology Announce Congressman Charles A. Gonzalez as their “Lifetime Achiever Award” Recipient. LISTA and LatinoHIT to Launches EHRInsights2015 in Washington, D.C. New York, NY − February 22, 2012. Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (www.a-lista.org) and the National Latino…

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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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LISTA Congratulates AT&T for their Inclusion of Hispanics in the Workforce, Supply Chain, Community and Governance

Leading Hispanic advocacy group HACR recognizes AT&T’s inclusion of Hispanics in the workforce, supply chain, community and governance AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, the highest…

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