CONTACT: Bill Buck
WHAT: The U.S. Department of Commerce's
National Telecommunications and Information Administration will release
the "Falling Through the Net II" report containing the most recent and
comprehensive Census data available on telephone penetration and computer
and modem ownership and use. NTIA previously published a survey of these
penetration rates in a July 1995 report entitled, "Falling Through the
Net" in which it was found that the information "have nots" are disproportionately
found in this country's rural areas and inner cities.
WHO: William M. Daley, secretary of Commerce and Larry Irving, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 28, 1997, 2:00 p.m.
- 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: U.S. Department of Commerce,
14th and Constitution, NW
Use Main Entrance on 14th Street (allow 10 minutes to clear security)
RSVP: Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please RSVP by calling Charmaine Boswell at 202-482-7002.