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The Washington Post
Ergen Said to Offer $2 Billion for LightSquared Frequencies
Charlie Ergen, chairman of satellite- TV provider Dish Network Corp., made a $2 billion bid for radio frequencies from LightSquared Inc., the bankrupt wireless- broadband company owned by Philip Falcone's hedge-fund firm, according to people familiar with the offer.
Mon May 20, 2013
After Promoting a Wired World, Genachowski Pulls the Plug
Outgoing Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski is looking back on his four years at the agency.
Think federal agencies have too much power? The Supremes just gave them more
The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of the Federal Communications Commission when localities, led by Arlington, Texas, challenged the agency's authority to set deadlines for wireless facility applications.
Wed May 15, 2013
New FCC Chair Continues Prison Phone Battle
Mignon Clyburn, a veteran policymaker from the Public Service Commission of South Carolina, has been appointed acting chair of the Federal Communications Commission, the first woman to ever hold the post.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Daily Caller
Obama FCC favored FOIA requests by Dems and left-wing groups over conservatives
The Daily Caller previously reported that, in 2011, the Federal Communications Commission expedited the transparency requests of the progressive non-profit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , which was seeking information about the political activities of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Customer Interaction Solutions
FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell to Join Hudson Institute
Hudson Institute is pleased to announce that Commissioner Robert M. McDowell will become a Visiting Fellow at the Hudson Institute when he leaves the Federal Communications Commission later this week.
Not Just the IRS: Federal Agencies Are Politicizing the FOIA Process, Too
The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Communications Commission have both been accused of politicizing the process by which outside group request information from the agencies.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Trib publisher Scaife preparing to sell KQV shares
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife is preparing to sell his majority stake in KQV-AM, an all-news station also based in Pittsburgh.
Mon May 13, 2013
Final Speakers and Events Announced for CTIA 2013
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association today released the final additions to CTIA 2013 program taking place May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
The FCC May be Getting a Much Needed Wheel
President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Tom Wheeler, right, as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission , in the White House, May 1, 2013.
FCC: Airwave OK likely for LightSquared
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski said he expects LightSquared Inc.
Sun May 12, 2013
FEC revolving door spins ever so slowly
It's one of the oldest traditions in Washington: Take an oversight post or a staff job on a government panel for a few years - then cash in at one of the city's top law firms, lobbying shops or consulting outfits.
Fri May 10, 2013
Faster Wi-Fi Coming Aboard Flights Soon?
It may soon be easier for airline passengers to watch streaming videos and check their e-mail. The Federal Communications Commission wants to improve Wi-Fi access for fliers.
I4U Future Technology News
F.C.C. Expansion Plan for In-Flight Wi-Fi
What if you could surf the web as a part of the mile high club? Wouldn't that be an exciting venture? Well, look no further for the FCC has given a guarantee that in-flight internet usage will become... Quote: "The FCC's proposal for a next generation air-to -ground broadband service ... would greatly expand in-flight high speed broadband ... (more)
Bush Was a Horrible Crony Nepotist, Who Favored the Super-Elite a
Last week, the Obama administration announced its choice to lead the Federal Communications Commission: Tom Wheeler, who is not only a former telecom lobbyist but also a huge bundler for the Obama campaign.
Thu May 09, 2013
FCC hopes to improve in-flight Wi-Fi experience
The Federal Communications Commission hopes to increase the availability and quality of in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity for airline passengers.
FCC moves toward new airplane broadband service
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has taken a major step toward helping more airlines offer in-cabin wireless broadband, with the agency voting Thursday to explore using new spectrum for air-to-ground broadband service.
MAY: A historian for the FCC
Tom Wheeler , President Obama 's nominee to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission , has lots of experience in the communications policy arena.
Wed May 08, 2013
Less Spectrum Equals Slower, More Expensive Smartphones
The Administration says it wants more mobile spectrum in the marketplace, but it is considering rules that would frustrate its own objective.
Conservatives urge Congress to block FCC bid to soften TV indecency rules
Dozens of conservative family values groups urged lawmakers on Wednesday to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from weakening its rules against indecency on broadcast television.