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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.
U.S. extends a net neutralitya comment period to Sept. 15
U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it would accept public comments on its proposed new "net neutrality" rules through Sept.
NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith To Keynote The Conclave
National Association of Broadcasters President/CEO Gordon Smith will deliver a keynote address at the 39th annual Conclave Learning Conference on November 15 at 9 a.m. The Learning Conference, being held at the Crown Plaza Hotel Airport in Minneapolis, is presented in partnership with the Minnesota Broadcasters Association .
Candidates buy ad time before campaign season
Political candidates and interest groups have spent at least $13.56 million reserving time for nearly 25,886 television ads in the past three months of the campaign season, according to an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette review of thousands of advertising contracts filed with the Federal Communications Commission.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Wall Street Journal
TWC Deal Adds Wrinkle to Comcast Merger Plan
As the Federal Communications Commission reviews Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc., one issue it has to decide is whether to allow Comcast to continue TWC's long-standing arrangement to handle programming and technology acquisitions for the sixth-biggest cable operator, Bright House Networks.
Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up As Senator Calls...
Net neutrality laws and the protection of an open and equal Internet are subjects that arouse passions, and some heavyweights have entered the debate recently with President Obama and the New York Times joining large numbers of Internet users speaking out in support of equality on the Web.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
JK on the run
The slippery slope of FCC internet regulation
The FCC's recent objective to improve the functionality of our 911 system is laudable - but such regulation could signal danger for entrepreneurs.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
How the FCC Can Save Net Neutrality and Still Ruin the Internet
Prolonged discussions of Federal Communications Commission regulations are typically about as stimulating as a fistful of Ambien -- except when it comes to net neutrality.
The United States Must Lead in Upholding Net Neutrality
In early June, on his HBO show Last Week Tonight , comedian John Oliver featured a segment on net neutrality--the idea that internet service providers and governments should treat all web traffic equally in terms of speed and access.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Those Damn Clyburns
The two companies were set to donate a combined $132,000 to a dinner honoring Clyburn - a member of the Federal Communications Commission.