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Anchorage Daily News
ACS, GCI wait for regulatory approval on new network
Alaska Communications and General Communication, Inc. are working toward merging their infrastructure as the Alaska Wireless Network, a deal meant to better position both companies when Verizon Wireless enters the Alaska market.
Sat May 18, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Editorial: Lifeline could be direct line to identity theft
Lifeline is a federal Reagan-era program intended to provide discounted phone service to low-income Americans.
Fri May 17, 2013
MetroPCS Drops Challenge To Neutrality Rules
Mobile's newly acquired MetroPCS withdrew its challenge to the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules on Friday.
U.S. FCC nominee Wheeler to divest telecoms holdings if confirmed
Tom Wheeler, nominated to become the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, pledged to divest stakes in AT&T Inc, Dish Network Corp, Google Inc and dozens of other tech and telecoms companies if he is confirmed.
Dish asks FCC to suspend review of SoftBank's Sprint bid
Dish Network Corp asked U.S. regulators on Thursday to stop reviewing SoftBank Corp's proposed acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp's , citing the Japanese company's reported attempt to thwart its bid for the U.S. wireless carrier.
Thu May 16, 2013
Rep. Bachmann to begin running campaign ads
More than a year before she's on the next ballot, GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann will begin running TV ads for her 2014 re-election campaign.
Democrats accuse Republicans of distorting intent of spectrum law
House Democrats urged the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday to reject the advice of a group of Republicans on the upcoming auction of broadcast TV licenses.
Digital Post Production
ViewCast to Demonstrate Embedded Closed Captioning in Booth #219 at Streaming Media East
ViewCast, a developer of industry-leading solutions that enable companies to capture and deliver video to broadband and mobile networks, will perform the demonstration using Ustream, one of the first content delivery networks to support live CEA-708 closed captioning from end to end.
Captioned Telephone Lets You Read What the Other Party is Saying During the Call
Do you have difficulty understanding what people are saying over the phone? You could blame your phone, but keep in mind that it could also be your deteriorating hearing.
FCC Clarifies Companies' Liability for Third-Party Marketer TCPA Violations
The Federal Communications Commission has issued a long-awaited declaratory ruling governing when a company is liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act , and FCC telemarketing and autodialing rules, for violations committed by a third party that the company authorizes to sell its goods or services but does not directly ask or otherwise ... (more)
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.
Bachmann to Air Early Season TV Ads #MN06
Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann will begin flooding her 6th District with television ads next week, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission .
U.S. and Canada Reach Border Spectrum Sharing Agreements
The Federal Communications Commission said it has reached several spectrum-sharing arrangements with Canada.
What if you could pay for cable channels a la carte?
It's time to let television viewers buy individual channels, rather than being required to pay for bundles of programming, Sen.
Tue May 14, 2013
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.
FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown
Six months after wireline telephone operators and trade groups asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to begin shutting down their aging switched networks , the agency responded late Friday, calling for further study.
John McCain Suddenly Interested in A La Carte Again - Consumers...
Earlier this month John McCain put forth a new bill that would tie a la carte to the compulsory license, and eliminate the sports blackout rule.
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.
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.
KDLT-TV Sioux Falls
SF Man Accused Of Raping Family Member May. 13
KDLT is a NBC affiliate television station serving Sioux Falls, SD and the surrounding region.