[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal2008-6:Emergency TransferPolicyforIPv4 Addresses - Last Call

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Fri Jan 9 14:39:10 EST 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kyle Banks [mailto:kbanks at giantcomm.net]
> Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 1:36 PM
> To: Kevin Kargel; 'Milton L Mueller'; 'Dan White'
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: RE: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal2008-6:Emergency
> TransferPolicyforIPv4 Addresses - Last Call
> >Actually, I thought I remembered there being some technology money built
> in
> >to our President elect's campaign promises for IPV6 and rural
> >connectivity..
> >I am speaking prematurely because I don't have a reference ready at hand.
> >I
> >shall have to dig back and see if I can find what I am thinking about..
> I don't think you were speaking prematurely, but your comment puzzled me,
> so
> I had to do a little research... I didn't recall this campaign promise,
> but
> now that I think about it, I think I may have heard some people in the
> office talking about it... This may be beneficial to us after all, Working
> in middle-of-nowhere Kansas... Thanks for the insight
> "Connect Rural America: Barack Obama and Joe Biden will ensure that rural
> Americans have access to a modern communications infrastructure. They will
> modernize an FCC program that supports rural phone service so that it
> promotes affordable broadband coverage across rural America as well."
One reference I found quickly from the "official" page that directly relates
to smaller network carriers getting better access to tech monies..

Snippet from:  http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/ruralplan/

    * Reform the Telephone Universal Service Program: Obama will direct the
Federal Communications Commission to propose reforms changing the Universal
Service Fund program from one that supports voice communications to one that
supports affordable broadband.

End of Snippet

I still don't quite understand where he thinks all this economic incentive
money is coming from, but I guess it's not up to me anyway..
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