Obama To Unveil High-Speed Wireless Plan Today
February 10, 2011 at 8:28 AM (PT)
In a speech scheduled for later TODAY (2/10) that has implications for radio on the web, President OBAMA will unveil a plan to bring wireless high-speed Internet access across the country.
THE WASHINGTON POST reports OBAMA will explain at NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY how he plans to bring mobile broadband connections to 98% of Americans within five years.
"It's an economic story of empowerment," WHITE HOUSE Chief Technology Officer ANEESH CHOPRA said in a conference call with journalists. "Rural stakeholders see this as a critical piece to participate in the 21st-century economy."