Former FCC chairman Julius Genachowski continues to promote the value of a national broadband plan, in this case for the 43 countries without them, as well as broadband planning more, well, broadly.
Genachowski is a member of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Digital Development, which presented an open letter to the delegates of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-14) in Busan, Korea, calling for more national broadband planning.
The FCC's National Broadband Plan was released under Genachowski's watch.
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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.