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O’Malley attending safety network event

Gov. Martin O’Malley is attending an event with Vice President Joe Biden and other federal officials on deploying a national public safety broadband network to improve communications for emergency responders. The event is scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Washington. Attorney ...

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House panel votes to repeal new FCC Internet rules

WASHINGTON — A Republican-controlled Congressional panel has voted to repeal new Federal Communications Commission rules that prohibit phone and cable companies from interfering with Internet traffic on their broadband networks. The House Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology voted 15-to-8 ...

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Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic

WASHINGTON — A divided Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules meant to prohibit broadband companies from interfering with Internet traffic flowing to their customers. The 3-2 vote Tuesday marks a major victory for FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, who has ...

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$160M broadband project will boost high-tech sector

Maryland’s $160 million effort to expand broadband Internet access will help the state attract new businesses and workers to its high-tech sector, government and business officials say. More than 1,200 miles of fiber-optic cable will be installed in the next ...

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Mapping Baltimore’s broadband future

Baltimore took the first steps Wednesday to securing its high-speed Internet future — with or without Google. A symposium at the University of Baltimore brought together about 200 business leaders, government officials and residents to build on a process started ...

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