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3 hrs ago | CIO

FCC Hearing Weighs Net Neutrality

Advocates on both sides of the net neutrality debate descended on Harvard Law School Monday for a U.S. Federal Communications Commission hearing that multiple speakers suggested was crucial to the Internet's future.

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Related Topix: Business News, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Charles Pickering, P2P, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Turner Broadcasting seeks change. Too much NFL for advertisers?

After the coffee. Before hopping a plane back to L.A. The Skinny: I'm on the East Coast right now so the blood moon happened past my bedtime.

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Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Business News, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

In the HotSeat: LTE Coexistence

This year at the LTE Innovation Summit , held in Del Mar, CA, attendees received a real-world perspective on the technologies and trends shaping today's mobile wireless communications industry.

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Related Topix: Business News

16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Washington Post editorial backs Comcast-TWC merger with conditions

U.S. regulators should approve the proposed $45.2 billion merger of two biggest U.S. cable providers Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, but set "clear conditions," Washington Post's editorial board said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Ansonia, CT

22 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Online Access for the Deaf and Blind

Modern technology is helping offer communications tools to low-income deaf-blind individuals.

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Related Topix: Online-Access, Business News, Audiology, Medicine, Recipes, New York

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Re/code

Bidding Rules Becoming Clearer for Upcoming Airwaves Auction

Federal officials plan to reserve up to a third of licenses sold in a TV airwaves auction next year for smaller wireless carriers under a plan floated recently by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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Related Topix: Business News, AT&T

ESchool News

P21 Supports Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries

P21, the national leader advocating for 21st century readiness for all students, has publicly submitted comments in support of Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries with the Federal Communications Commission.

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Related Topix: Business News, Non-Profit

Daily Journal

Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video

Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal requiring Netflix to pay Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News, Internet Service Providers

The Economist

Time to make the right call

THE GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION, an important lobby for business-travel managers, is fighting a plan by America's Federal Communications Commission to allow cellular phone calls on planes, the Los Angeles Times reported recently.

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Related Topix: Business News, Pete Seeger, Folk

Ubergizmo

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom (K Zoom) Hits The FCC

So, the Samsung Galaxy S5 has already seen its global launch, and I am quite sure that those who have picked up the smartphone over the weekend would have been more than pleased with their purchase.

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Related Topix: Business News, CPU, Science / Technology, Gadgets

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Suffolk church wants to take message to airwaves

Princella Johnson is founder and senior pastor of The Master's House Church. Her husband, Maurice Johnson, is a church elder.

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Related Topix: Suffolk, VA, Business News, Portsmouth, VA, US Military, US Navy, Family, Parenting

NewsFactor

High-Tech Tools Giving Deaf-Blind Online Access

Modern technology is helping offer communications tools to low-income deaf-blind individuals.

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Related Topix: Online-Access, Business News, Audiology, Medicine, Social Software, Recipes, New York

Seeking Alpha

Nexstar Broadcasting: Growth Story Unraveling

Catalysts to de-rate Nexstar substantially are 1) its eventual disclosure of sizeable JSA sales exposure 2) growth story unraveling and 3) some pending acquisitions not obtaining regulatory approval.

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Related Topix: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Media, Television, Business News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

PHONE+

Comcast Consultant: TWC Merger Could Lead to Mobile Wireless Offering

Comcast Corp .' s $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc . could pave the way for the nation's largest cable company to deliver mobile wireless services, an economic consultant told the Federal Communications Commission this week.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

JD Supra

TCPA Litigation Explosion Leads to Rule Clarifications

Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing, fax marketing, and prerecorded/auto-dialed phone calls.

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Related Topix: Business News, Direct Marketing, Marketing, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

TMCnet

COMPTEL Discourages FCC from Approving AT&T's Experiment ProposalBy: Paula Bernier

The Federal Communications Commission on Jan. 30 invited industry players to propose experiments related to the IP transition.

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Related Topix: Business News, VoIP, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

FCC chairman uses candor to get his message across

For federal regulators, words really matter. An adjective too bold, a verb misconjugated or a particle dropped can ripple across the business world and send stock markets into chaos.

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Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Ohio State University, US Politics, US News

Kansas City InfoZine

Chorus of Protest Against Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger began on Wednesday - and 400,000 Americans have already signed petitions urging Washington to reject the deal.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, US News

NewsBusters.org

Sweet Revenge for Laura Ingraham in First Airing Ed Schultz's F-Bomb Rant

It was nearly three years ago that libtalker Ed Schultz demeaned conservative radio host Laura Ingraham as a "talk slut" and "right wing slut" after she had the gall to criticize President Obama during his May 2011 trip to Ireland.

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Related Topix: Business News, US News

CU Independent

Former FCC commissioner meets CU students to raise net neutrality awareness

The former commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission , Michael Copps, met with CU law students this week to discuss the country's policies on media and telecommunications.

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Related Topix: Business News, P2P, Science / Technology

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