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32 min ago | Hispanic Business

Federal Communications Commission Approves Frontier...

Chairman and Commissioners moved swiftly to support this acquisition, releasing an Order well in advance of the FCC's internal deadline for review of such transactions.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Business News

33 min ago | Sys-Con Media

Federal Communications Commission Approves Frontier Communications' ...

Frontier Communications announced today that the Federal Communications Commission has approved its proposed acquisition of AT&T's local wireline, broadband and video operations in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Business News, Frontier Communications, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

3 hrs ago | Mashable

Even Major League Baseball Wants Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission has received more than 1 million comments on its website regarding its open Internet rules, which are considered an important step in ensuring a fair and open Internet.

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Related Topix: Business News, MLB Advanced Media

5 hrs ago | TV Technology

Barton Gives Love to LPTVs, But Not Much More

Texas Republican Joe Barton went to bat for low-power TV broadcasters in a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday to give them a little more purchase in the upcoming spectrum incentive auction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Business News

9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Cell service a necessary partof modern life

I am writing in reference to the letter to the editor from Donna Rosencrance of Clarks Summit .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, US Politics, Business News, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Roll Call

E-Rate Shakeup: Wi-Fi Money Is Available, but There's a Catch

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's plan to shake up the E-Rate program of federal subsidies for Internet service in public schools and libraries has only partly been successful - his FCC colleagues have agreed to make more money available for Wi-Fi, as Wheeler proposed in June, but only if the dollars aren't needed for basic ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

Cable Companies: Google Threatens Net Neutrality, Not Us

Those sites could block access to popular content and extort tolls out of Internet service providers, the cable companies warn.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet Service Providers, Business News, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Netflix, Startups

TechCrunch

Cities Petition FCC In Fight For Municipal Broadband

Cities like Chattanooga, Tenn., have led the charge of providing public broadband services to local communities.

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Related Topix: Business News, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Business Journal

FCC signs off on Sinclair-Allbritton TV sale

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Sinclair Broadcast Group's acquisition of eight Allbritton Communications television stations for $985 million, the final hurdle to closing a deal first announced more than a year ago.

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Related Topix: Business News, Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Television, Allbritton Communications

Emmy Advanced Media

The FCC Tells ISPs it is Watching Their 'Speed Promises'

U.S. communications regulators on Wednesday reminded Internet service providers to promise consumers only the speed and quality of service that they actually deliver, or face penalties.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Business News

The Hill

FCC Dem: Telecom mergers the result of online competition

Mergers in the communications space are a reaction to increasing competition from online and other video providers, according to Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission.

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Fort Morgan Times

Agencies may need to replace radios

A project to upgrade the Morgan County Communications Center equipment is nearly done, but area emergency responders will now have to think about replacing all of their hand-held radios.

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Business Journal

Sarasota's Grain Management waiver from FCC raises eyebrows

A Sarasota man who was a major campaign donor to President Barack Obama is facing tough questions after he received what some are calling preferential treatment by the Federal Communications Commission.

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Related Topix: Business News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sys-Con Media

Investor Alert: Investigation on Behalf of NeuStar, Inc. Shareholders ...

Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP announces that it is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of NeuStar, Inc. concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the Company or its fiduciaries.

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Related Topix: Startups, NeuStar Inc., NeuStar, Business News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sullivan campaign reserves post-primary air time

Records filed with the Federal Communications Commission show Sullivan's campaign reserved time in the fall on at least two TV stations.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, US Governors, Matt Mead

SFGate

a Dona t kill the Internet,a protesters urge Obama in Los Altos

While President Obama was raising hundreds of thousands of dollars at two Bay Area fundraisers Wednesdays, protesters urged him to keep a promise he made to ensure that the Internet remains a level playing field.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, Business News

Government Executive

States Would Sue to Kill City Internet Service

A group representing state legislatures is threatening to sue to protect restrictions on city-run Internet networks, claiming the projects often waste taxpayer money.

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USA Today

FCC serves notice to Internet service providersa

The Federal Communications Commission has issued an advisory warning Internet providers that the actual broadband speeds that consumers get must match what was advertised.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Internet Service Providers

Light Reading

House Votes to Kill CableCARD Mandate

It's been seven years since the FCC's "seven oh seven" mandate banned cable companies from including integrated security in consumer set-top boxes.

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Related Topix: Business News, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Startups, TiVo, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Republican, John Thune

CBS Local

'Net Neutrality' Protesters To Remind Obama Of Campaign Pledge

Protesters were expected to gather Wednesday to call upon President Barack Obama to make good on a campaign pledge to enact anti-discrimination rules for Internet broadband service providers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Los Angeles, CA, Business News

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