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Consumer Welfare as the New Cornerstone for Communications Policy
A government agency's regulatory policy should reflect the overall competitive conditions of the market it is addressing.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Huffington Post
Broadband Progress on the Horizon If Net Neutrality Debate Doesn't Stand in the Way
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 ."
FCC Data Shows 9-1-1 Location Failures in North Carolina
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)
FCC's Wheeler: Agency still has regulatory role
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission still has a regulatory role to promote competition in telecommunications and broadband and to ensure Internet users can access the content of their choosing, the agency's new chairman said Monday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
A-Infos Radio Project
Radio News: Radio News: This Week in Radio News 20131202, Segment 1
"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.
U.S. court OKs ban on political ads on public stations
A divided federal appeals court on Monday upheld a federal ban on political advertising on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument that it unconstitutionally violated the First Amendment.
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Sat Nov 30, 2013
Minn., others push fast broadband to hinterland
The high-speed Internet capability that's an afterthought in big cities and regional centers is spreading ever deeper into the nation's countryside.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Crowded flight, cramped seat, now a cellphone? Lawmakers worried too
That's exactly what certain members of Congress want you to worry about as they launch a campaign against any effort to allow cellphones during flights.
US eyes phase-out of old telephone network
Nokia wants you to take lots of pictures -- and believes its Lumia 1020 is the ideal tool to do it.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Right Wing News
Smart Phones, Foolish Choices
"In space, no one can hear you scream" was the tag line for Ridley Scott's breakthrough 1979 sci-fi flick, "Alien."
Environmental Health Trust calls on FCC to Update Antiquated Standards
The Environmental Health Trust calls for stronger radiation protection from cell phones that are consistent with the American Academy of Pediatrics in a document delivered to the Federal Communications Commission .
Evansville Courier & Press
EDITORIAL: FAA misdials with proposal to allow calls
Surely Las Vegas sports books and London bookies will be offering odds on when and on which airline the first fight breaks out if the Federal Communications Commission goes ahead with a proposal to allow virtually unrestricted cellphone use aboard commercial airliners.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Public Notice Notice is hereby given that Freeport McMoran Oil & Ga...
Notice is hereby given that Freeport McMoran Oil & Gas LLC is considering the placement of an antenna structure located at FM 1353, Karnes City, TX 78118 , Karnes County, designated as site name "Freeport McMoran Tower", FCC Form 854 File #A0864219.
Sinclair Hires Former FCC Staffer Senior Vice President of Strategy and Policy
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced that Rebecca Hanson has been named senior vice president of Strategy and Policy and will be responsible for the development and oversight of a new Washington office dedicated to a broad range of policy and business matters.
TN lawmakers blast talks of cell phones on planes
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander have both put out statements blasting a Federal Communications Commission proposal to lift restrictions on cell phones in flight.
[Video] FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
The Federal Communications Commission is considering adopting rules that could limit local governments' zoning authority and allow wireless-service providers to add facilities to existing buildings, towers, and other structures in public rights-of-way and elsewhere.
Americans To FCC: We Don't Want Cell Phone Calls On Planes
Airplanes line up on the tarmac at San Diego International Airport in San Diego, Calif., on Sept.
Airwaves Deal With Pentagon Called Near by Broadcasters
U.S. broadcasters said they're near an agreement to share frequencies with the Defense Department, a move that could help free airwaves for use by mobile providers led by Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. Broadcasters and the military "were able to arrive at a framework," Rick Kaplan, an executive vice president with the National Association of ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Spectrum-sharing deal paves way for auction
An agreement between the military and TV broadcasters will pave the way for the Federal Communications Commission to auction off a key block of wireless frequencies to cellphone service providers.