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How Municipal Broadband Dies
Municipal broadband has become a surprisingly debated topic on the national level, after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated that he believes that the FCC has the legal "power" to "preempt state laws that ban competition from community broadband."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Mayor urges FCC to monitor proposed cable merger
Mayor Eric Garcetti sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission about the merger between Time Warner Cable and Comcast.
How will Net neutrality affect video ads?
Video ad content requires more bandwidth than typical content, and that should be considered during public talks with the Federal Communications Commission regarding the future of Net neutrality, writes Frank Sinton.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
More than anchor changes planned for Action News Jacksonville
In this image - Exteriors of the Clear Channel building home of WTEV CH-47 Action News and WAWS Fox 30 news operation where several long-term on air anchors were told that their contracts were not being renewed.
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Net neutrality implications wide ranging Response time for comments is open through Sept.
The Raw Story
Koch-backed group stokes 'Marxist' fears in campaign to...
A shadowy conservative group tied to the Koch brothers is telling conservatives that "net neutrality" is a "Marxist" plot to slow down their Internet, stifle free speech, and destroy capitalism.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
65 Groups call on the FCC to Stop the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Sixty-five organizations representing consumers, content producers, and social justice and democracy-reform advocates called on the Federal Communications Commission today to reject the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Health Cats Conditions & Treatments Health Doctors & Hospitals
The good news: When you're outdoors and make a 911 call with your cell phone, the dispatcher should be able to tell precisely where you are, thanks to requirements by the Federal Communications Commission and advancements in location technology, such as GPS.
Comcast donations help company secure support of Time Warner Cable merger
Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable has been criticized by angry customers, consumer advocacy groups, and even some members of Congress .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Hudson Valley Press
Strides Towards Wireless Inclusion
"Nothing is more seminal to our existence than how we connect. Today we are on the cusp of what could become the greatest network-driven change in history."
Christian Science Monitor
For Internet celebrities, net neutrality proves a cause celebre
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai testify on Capitol Hill in Washington in March.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
August 21, 2014 - Short takes ... Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., and Sen. Ed ...
Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Aug. 19 urged the Federal Communications Commission to pre-empt state laws limiting municipal broadband.
Norquist: Local Internet projects are 'none of the FCC's business'
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist wants federal regulators to stay out of state legislative battles over Internet competition.
The Miami Herald
WJAR-TV being sold to Sinclair Broadcast Group
Media General announced it was buying LIN in March. The two had to divest of stations in five markets because of Federal Communications Commission ownership rules.
Springfield police dispatch begins broadcasting in digital signal;...
With the Springfield police adopting a digital signal for its radio transmissions, some emergency scanners used to listen to public safety broadcasts no longer work.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Verizon, FCC Chair Spar Over Throttling Plan
WASHINGTON A new Verizon plan to deliberately slow down or throttle some of the company's 4G LTE users who still use unlimited data plans has upset Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.
San Diego Reader
Dude, that fish taco place called again
Rubio's, the Carlsbad-based Mexican fast-food chain, on August 11 asked the Federal Communications Commission to clarify Telephone Consumer Protection Act applicability.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Pat Shingleton: "Hold It Down..."
The village of Green Bank is nestled in the Allegheny Mountain Range and may be one of the quietest places on Earth.
Big money, sharp elbows in special senate election321
The candidates in a special election that will determine which political party controls the state Senate are spending big money and throwing sharp elbows ahead of Tuesday's contest.