Blogband: FCC Embraces Social Media

Specifically, to communicate with interested parties about the “national broadband plan,” which the agency is required to deliver to Congress by Feb. 17, 2010. [H/t Multichannel News.]

Among the early offerings at Blogband are a welcome message from Chairman Julius Genachowski — and an interesting take on fortune cookies by President Obama’s Broadband Czar, Blair Levin.

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TRIVIA: The last time Congress established a Feb. 17 deadline, they extended it. We’re not saying that will happen again, but the dates were just too coincidental to ignore.