Amber Robinson

NextRadio: Making Radio Mobile Again

December 16, 2013

Tweet Today, we spend hours in cars, on trains, walking to our offices, jogging, and running errands. Our smartphones provide us with the means to live mobile. The Internet music and radio applications on our phones, our MP3 players, and our Ipods are not slowing us down. Why should radio broadcasts? Local radio has become […]

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The Convenience of the Connected Car: An Emerging Enterprise

November 27, 2013

Tweet Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, the 2013 Radio Show Exhibitors rolled out the connected cars, dashboards chock full of touchscreens and hand buttons to make the driver, well, more connected. In the race to have more mobility, be better informed, and accomplish more in the same amount of time, consumers […]

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The FCC’s Open Agenda: Connecting 100 Percent of Rural Long-Distance Calls

November 20, 2013

Tweet On October 28, the Federal Communications Commission declared its support of quality rural long-distance call completion. In the words of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, every American should have access to reliable communications. The Commissioners considered a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would require service providers to submit rural call completion […]

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Broadband Access Gap Creates A Greater Divide Between Minorities and Healthcare.gov

November 14, 2013

Tweet In the past few weeks, the attention of the American people has been trained on Healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance enrollment website, which is experiencing a number of technical problems. The website glitches do present a barrier to the uninsured and underinsured who are making efforts to participate at this point in the enrollment […]

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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai Stresses the Importance of AM Broadcasting at NAB Radio Show

October 9, 2013

Tweet As the presence of broadband technology increases, has listening to broadcast radio become a thing of the past, an afterthought for the American people?  Some might say that anytime we hear the term “broad” these days, it seems to be followed by “band” and not “cast.” But in the words of FCC Commissioner Ajit […]

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Florida Representative Mia Jones Discusses the Benefits of Telehealth at the State Level

October 1, 2013

Tweet At the 2013 NAACP Florida State Conference held last month, Florida State Representative Mia Jones delivered a presentation on the benefits of telehealth policy and adoption for African Americans and other minority communities in Florida. Representative Jones announced that she is a proponent of the utilization of innovative tools and broadband technology for the […]

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