AUSTIN (KXAN) - Many at "South By" Interactive are looking ahead to a bigannouncement in Washington D.C. this coming week.
The Federal Communications Commission will roll out acomprehensive "National Broadband Plan" on Tuesday.
Congress and consumer groups agree that broadband internetaccess needs to be more widespread in America.
One analyst speaking at a South by Southwest panel Sundaysaid about a hundred million Americans are not connected to theInternet, a big problem as more and more economic activity movesonline.
"We actually think that the biggest key here is making broadbandmore competitive, making the internet more competitive, loweringprices for consumers, making sure that competition leads to betterinfrastructure," said one SXSW analyst.
The plan could create a problem for television stations.
It will likely call for TV to give up reserved frequencies onthe airwaves to wireless carriers who need the space for smartphonedata networks
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Caldwell County residents gathered Thursday evening to organize their fight against a proposed landfill that they say poses a hazard that they don't need.
The pastor of the Austin church attended by the teacher who was killed Thursday in Benghazi remembered him as a spiritual friend dedicated to improving the lives of others.
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Global civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, whose legacy is ending South African apartheid, has died.
A man convicted 21 years ago for engaging in ritual child abuse was released Thursday after the DA's office agreed the only physical evidence against him was faulty.