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November 12, 2014
by Paul Barbagallo
So far, the reaction from industry
executives to President Obama’s call for Title II reclassification has been
swift, vehement, and predictable.
Verizon Communications Inc. and...
August 1, 2014
by Tim McElgunn
U.S cable operators’ commercial services units are
still growing revenue at a healthy pace. Over the last four quarters, however,
growth has slowed for most of these organizations. The slowdown...
The CableWiFi alliance
has been stuck at just the original five members since its founding in 2012,
but may finally gain a new member, and an international foothold, if the
June 13, 2014
trends are all lining up to favor a Wi-Fi-centric mobile experience,” says
David Morken, co-founder and chief executive of Raleigh, N.C.-based Bandwidth.com,
the parent of company of...
June 6, 2014
The National Association of Broadcasters issued
a sharply worded response to the Federal Communications Commission's
just-released report and order (GN Docket No. 12-268) that sets the rules...
April 25, 2014
By Charles H. Rivkin Ambassador Charles H. Rivkin is Assistant Secretary of State for
Economic and Business Affairs. It's easy for most of us to get behind the theme for
April 24, 2014
Nearly six months after
launching a nationwide executive search to find a replacement for its retiring
president and CEO, Steve Largent, CTIA-The Wireless Association finally has a
April 4, 2014
April 7: The Internet
Innovation Alliance holds a breakfast event, “Looking Back and Looking Forward:
America’s Communications Policy,” 9:30 a.m., Rayburn 2322 For more
March 28, 2014
March 31: The Federal
Communications Commission holds its monthly meeting, 10:30 a.m., FCC (445 12th St., SW) For more
March 24, 2014
The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology
Subcommittee will mark up legislation aimed at
reauthorizing for five years the Satellite Television...
March 21, 2014
By Ambassador Daniel
Sepulveda , Deputy Assistant Secretary and
U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S.
Department of State & Lawrence E....
March 14, 2014
March 18: The Free State
Foundation’s sixth Annual Telecom Policy Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the
National Press Club. The event, “A New FCC
and a New Communications Act:...
February 20, 2014
Broadband Alliance and Wi-Fi Alliance will demonstrate at Mobile World
Congress next month the advances in network authentication that are needed to
enable widespread Wi-Fi roaming....
Google, Inc. has announced that it will
explore the possibility of expanding its Google Fiber gigabit networks into nine additional metro areas. The tech giant identified 34 municipalities...
January 31, 2014
Brent Skorup and Chance Williams appear on C-SPAN's "The Communicators" to talk about the January 2014 decision rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in the ...
January 14, 2014
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Court has vacated the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet order. The text is available here ...
January 13, 2014
In the world of
telecommunications, a major anniversary passed quietly this New Year’s Day,
with little notice or fanfare: The breakup of Ma Bell. On Jan. 1, 1984, the American
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided that it will hear the TV broadcasters’ legal challenge against Aereo, the online-video startup that wants to revolutionize TV watching and dramatically reshape the media landscape in the United States.
January 10, 2014
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