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FCC Commissioners Meet with VFI Leaders

VFI Leader Titu Sarder Highlights Educational Opportunities of TVWS VFI leaders at the FCC, with Commissioner Mignon Clyburn On October 18, I joined a group of small tech business leaders who went ...

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39% of rural Americans lack access to broadband internet - compared to only 4% of urban Americans. Get the facts on #TVWhiteSpaces from @actonline.

Over 90,000 #MSPartners and leaders in #tech are a part of our community. Join them today! https://t.co/cHjSZ4qHwr

Cloud-enabled tech can be trusted, responsible, and inclusive. Check out @Microsoft's 2018 #ACloudforGlobalGood update for a policy roadmap to achieve these goals: https://t.co/SpQjIS4KK9

Our Executive Briefing this week is packed with all the #techpolicy news you've missed. Check it out: https://t.co/41WPekwR6f

Do you know what the EU's new #dataprivacy regulations mean for you as a #MSPartner? Join us for a webinar on January 18 to learn more. https://t.co/lA9tTN19ro

.@connectamnow is working with the FCC & other policymakers to ensure that every market in America has access to broadband through #TVWhiteSpaces. Momentum is building to connect all Americans → https://t.co/YahGxPDu69

#MSPartners, find out what the #VFI community is doing right now to address some of 2018's top tech issues: https://t.co/U8KBSuGVh8

Our coalition is honored to have your support, @SenatorWicker! Access to a reliable broadband connection is no longer just a luxury – it’s a necessity. With your help, we can continue to fight to end the #DigitalDivide and connect all Americans. https://t.co/f2tNWRWb16

Momentum is building on #RuralBroadband access. @connectamnow is partnering with community leaders, rural advocates and top innovators to eliminate the digital divide by 2022. https://t.co/YahGxPDu69

Are you in the New England area? Stop by @IAMCPboston's meeting!

If you're a #MSPartner doing business in the EU, you must comply with their #dataprivacy regulations. Our webinar on Jan. 11 can help you do that: https://t.co/lA9tTN19ro

Take it from a leader in tech - you need to be a part of the Voices For Innovation community in 2018! #MSPartner

#ICYMI, VFI member Nikkia Carter was recently featured in @newsintheburg! Check out how she's advocating for #TVWhiteSpaces in her community. https://t.co/3erd1mcx5Z

Access to reliable broadband isn't a luxury - it's a necessity. In addition to our efforts, @connectamnow is now fighting to close the digital divide for ALL Americans. https://t.co/YahGxPDu69

More than 23 million rural Americans live each day without broadband access. That’s why we’re joining together with community leaders, rural advocates and top innovators to eliminate the digital divide by 2022. Learn how → https://t.co/V1eJMRhm97

#TVWhiteSpaces could close America's digital divide. Learn more about this groundbreaking technology from @jon_rivers. https://t.co/KasAJxwEpL

Happy #NewYearsEve! Be sure to check in with us in 2018 for the latest info on #techpolicy and advocacy.

"Everyone deserves a workplace where he or she is treated with respect." #ICYMI, @Microsoft recently supported an anti-sexual harassment bill. https://t.co/MgIMXPtfzJ

Are you an #MSPartner looking to comply with the EU's new GDPR regulations? Our webinar will give you the tools you need for the May deadline. https://t.co/lA9tTN19ro

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