Telecommunications

ALA to Co-Host Brown Bag Lunch on Broadband, Education

On September 27, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., several organizations including the American Library Association (ALA) are hosting a “brown bag lunch” to discuss the effect of broadband Internet connectivity on today’s libraries and schools. The meeting – “How Broadband is Changing Educational Institutions and the Lives of Those Who Use Them” – is part of the Alliance for Public ... Read More »

What do you know about DTV? Use ALA’s flier to educate the public.

DTV Flier What do you know about the 2009 transition from analog to digital television (DTV)? It’s a big deal, and getting bigger every day closer to February 17, 2009, when analog TV signals will cease. As with all consumer and government issues, many patrons will be coming into the library looking for information and assistance with the DTV transition. ... Read More »

Statement from ALA President Loriene Roy on Net Neutrality

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) calling upon the FCC to carefully consider the possible effects of regulating the Internet. ALA implores the FCC to ensure that producers and consumers of information are able to access and provide services on the Internet free from discriminatory practices, to ensure ... Read More »