Topic: Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute

Lack of broadband has crippling effect

April 8, 2011
Lack of broadband has crippling effect

Professor Sharon Strover explains why broadband Internet access is fundamental to the economic development of the nation's rural communities.

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LBJ School Faculty Member, Renowned Internet Policy Expert Gary Chapman Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

Dec. 15, 2010

Gary Chapman, senior lecturer at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, associate director of the Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute at The University of Texas at AustinĀ and internationally recognized expert on Internet policy, telecommunications and technology policy, died of an apparent heart attack Dec. 14 in Guatemala, according to his family.

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Connecting America's rural communities to the Internet opens world of opportunities and obstacles

Jan. 25, 2010

For many Americans the home computer is command central. They download audio clips from National Public Radio and watch video clips on CNN to catch up on the day's news. They use Hulu to catch up on their favorite TV shows. Many work from home. Some take classes online.

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Internet Visionary and Texas Alum Bob Taylor to Speak at The University of Texas at Austin

Sept. 3, 2009

Bob Taylor, considered by many to be the father of the Internet, will mark the 40th anniversary of its invention during a public conversation at The University of Texas at Austin on Sept. 17 with John Markoff, technology reporter for The New York Times.

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Institute director presents research at national communications policy meeting

Jan. 27, 2009
Institute director presents research at national communications policy meeting

Dr. Sharon Strover, chair and Philip G. Warner Regents Professor in theĀ Department of Radio-Television-Film, and Director, Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute, presented a paper titled "America's Forgotten Challenge: Rural Access" in Washington. D.C.

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