FCC announced National Broadband Plan for United States to connect 100 million households

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission released the National Broadband Plan for America, which looks to connect up to 100 million American households to 100 megabits-per-second high-speed broadband service by 2012. In addition, FCC proposal looks to create "anchor institutions," such as schools, hospital and military bases, which can offer the public broadband services of 1gigabit-per-second. […]

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission released the National Broadband Plan for America, which looks to connect up to 100 million American households to 100 megabits-per-second high-speed broadband service by 2012. In addition, FCC proposal looks to create "anchor institutions," such as schools, hospital and military bases, which can offer the public broadband services of 1gigabit-per-second. There’re also plans to free up to 500 megahertz of spectrum for people to use new types of wireless Internet devices. “For many, the prosperity of the Industrial Era delivered the "American Dream"--the promise of a better, richer and happier life. In the Information Age we must empower all Americans with the tools they need to make their own dreams come true. Broadband makes that possible,” says Michael K. Powell, former FCC chairman and honorary co-chair of Broadband for America (BfA).