Going the Extra E911 Mile
- New VoIP Bill Solidifies E911 Requirements. Scoblete, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;3/10/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p50
The article offers information on the IP-Enabled Voice Communications and Public Safety Act, a bill passed by the U.S. Senate, requiring all current and future Internet Protocol (IP)-enabled telephony services to offer 911 and E911 calling. The proposed law will vest the U.S. Federal...
- Cable Holds the Cards, But D.C. Owns the House. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;7/29/2013, Vol. 143 Issue 28, p22
The article discusses the responsibility of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to control the activities in the cable industry in the U.S. It states that the industry has resorted to merger to scale up in a fragmenting distribution market. It also mentions that the odds of the FCC...
- The Clock Isn't Ticking On Charter-TWC Deal. Eggerton, John // Multichannel News;9/21/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p30
The article reports that the supposed 180-day informal shot clock of Federal Communications Commission related to a deal between television channels Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks could not be verified on the website of FCC, as of September 2015.
- Charter Charts Course in D.C. For Time Warner Cable Deal. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;6/1/2015, Vol. 145 Issue 21, p22
The article discusses some of the points to be raised by cable telecommunications company Charter to gain the approval of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its deal with cable telecommunications company Time Warner Cable (TWC). Deal details discussed include faster, cheaper...
- Charter defends cable deals. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;6/29/2015, pA02
The article reports on the statement from American cable television provider Charter Communications Inc. claiming it would not block or suppress Internet traffic or prioritize content if its bid for rival Time Warner Cable Inc. will be approved by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- FCC delays review of Charter and Time Warner Cable. Stubbs, Agnes // Capacity Magazine;1/25/2016, p1
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has again pushed back its deadline to complete a review of Charter Communications' acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC).
- Time Warner Cable Takes State VoIP Fights To Washington. // Telecom Policy Report;3/27/2006, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p8
The article reports on the petition filed by Time Warner Cable to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to overturn rulings that prohibited the company's local exchange carrier (LEC) activity from interconnecting with rural LEC and exchanging Voice over Internet Protocol traffic. The...
- Comcast purchase of Time Warner Cable looks more and more unlikely. Mitchell, Dan // Fortune.com;12/10/2013, p1
The article focuses on the cable provider Comcast and its plan to acquire the cable service Time Warner Cable (TWC). Topics include the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) approval of communications industry mergers, the precedent that the merger would set in the U.S., and the...
- NATOA: Don't Offset the FCC's Fees. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;5/10/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p18
Reports on the request of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to declare that federal regulatory charges remitted by cable operators may not be used as a rationale to pay less in franchise fees to local governments. ...