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58 min ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
About $800,000 from the Federal Communications Commission will go toward the expansion of broadband access for rural communities in Southwest Louisiana.
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5 hrs ago | North County Public Radio
Officials say companies in New York are getting almost $9 million as part of $260 million national program to expand broadband Internet access to rural areas.
The Federal Communications Commission says it's authorizing $27.8 million to provide access to almost 38,000 homes and businesses in rural Alabama.
Few are likely to fault new Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler for deciding to delay the planned auction of wireless spectrum voluntarily relinquished by TV broadcasters until the middle of 2015.
Over the last decade, net neutrality has increasingly made its way into public discourse: politicians on Capitol Hill have battled over it, corporations have worked to curb it and public interest advocates have fought to preserve it.
On Black Friday you braved the cold and fought the crowds all to save a little money.
The Federal Communications Commission announced Thursday that its Connect America Fund has earmarked $22 million for West Virginia.
Any effort by Comcast Corp. to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. would face significant hurdles in Washington, according to a Federal Communications Commission official, casting doubt on a cable-industry consolidation scenario that has grabbed Wall Street's attention.
Investor Mario Gabelli, Ntelos Holdings Corp. and telephone companies in Vermont and Wyoming are among 33 applicants that may compete with Douglas County-based Dish Network Corp. to win airwaves at a U.S. auction beginning in January.
Dish Network Corp. will bid for spectrum in a federal auction scheduled for next month and won't face competition from the nation's top cellphone carriers, according to a list released Wednesday.
On the heels of Tom Wheeler's confirmation as the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council released a new report entitled " Refocusing Broadband Policy: The New Opportunity Agenda for People of Color ."
Nearly Half of 9-1-1- Calls from Cell Phones in State Delivered Without Accurate Location Information; Accuracy Falls Over Past Year December 3, 2013 A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission shows that nearly half of all calls received by 9-1-1 emergency centers in North Carolina from wireless phones in June ... (more)
"This Week in Radio News" from host Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC. This week: "More about the almost 3,000 low-power FM applications recently submitted to the Federal Communications Commission in the United States.