Steve Ballmer, Dell, other US tech executives support National Broadband Plan

In a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski organized by TechNet, Technology CEO Council and the Information Technology Industry Council, the executives from Intel, Dell, eBay, Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft wrote: “"Broadband is critical to America's long-term economic and social well-being. As you have said, a safe and secure broadband is the infrastructure that will ensure […]

In a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski organized by TechNet, Technology CEO Council and the Information Technology Industry Council, the executives from Intel, Dell, eBay, Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft wrote: “"Broadband is critical to America's long-term economic and social well-being. As you have said, a safe and secure broadband is the infrastructure that will ensure America's continued global leadership, keep the best jobs in the United States and tackle our most pressing national challenges. Yet, as your recent survey shows, almost 100 million Americans do not have broadband at home. "Its critical that we’ve a smart, effective national blueprint to bring affordable broadband to every person and business in the United States. Our nation needs a plan that emphasizes private investment and clear targets for government action.[…]”

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