TITLE

Carriers Try Back Door State Pre-emption

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the passing of the rewritten Telecommunications Act by the U.S. House of Representatives without a provision for wireless carriers. Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association president Steve Largent has advocated a national wireless regulatory framework at U.S. House and Senate hearings, arguing that state regulators are moving to impose increasingly restrictive consumer protection rules at the expense of wireless services.
ACCESSION #
21417807

 

Related Articles

  • Powell plans to stay, is proud of spectrum actions. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;9/20/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p15 

    Focuses on the statement issued by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell regarding his decision to place a high priority on spectrum management, during a press breakfast in Washington, D.C. Benefits of broadband technology according to Powell; Plan of Congressional leaders...

  • Industry needs to polish image--Largent. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;11/10/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 45, p2 

    Reports on the installation of Steve Largent as president of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. Mission of the association; Need to polish the image of the association; Perceived negatives to mobile-phone use.

  • Great Catch. Gubbins, Ed // Wireless Review;Mar2004, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p36 

    Profiles Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association CEO Steve Largent. Job description; Contribution of the telecommunication industry to his political career; Responsibilities of the association in the industry.

  • Wireless carriers partner on Amber Alert text messages. Ford, Tracy // RCR Wireless News;5/23/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 21, p13 

    Reports on the number of wireless communication carriers in the U.S. that will support the Amber Alert initiative of Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association president Steve Largent which aims to protect children from kidnapping. Statistics about child abduction the U.S.; Importance...

  • Wireless carriers ask FCC to waive E911 handset deadline.  // RCR Wireless News;7/4/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p1 

    Reports on a request made by wireless carriers to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the deadline for meeting the wireless enhanced 911 rules on December 31, 2005. Steve Largent, president of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, comments on the handset...

  • Locker room to boardroom.  // Network World;3/22/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p1 

    Reports that Hall of Fame football player and Congressional Representative for Oklahoma Steve Largent was named president of the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA), a wireless industry educational and lobbying organization. CTIA will hold its 2004 conference in Atlanta,...

  • Steve Largent tapped to lead CTIA.  // Mobile Radio Technology;Sep2003, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p40 

    Highlights the replacement of Tom Wheeler as president and CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA) by former congressman and National Football League Hall of Fame member, Steve Largent. Effectivity date of Largent's assumption as president and CEO of CTIA;...

  • Largent scores in house. Gizzi, John // Human Events;5/24/96, Vol. 52 Issue 20, p18 

    Endorses Steve Largent to succeed Newt Gingrich as the next Speaker of the House. Contenders for the position; Accomplishments of Steve Largent; Football background of Largent; Comments from Largent; Rating of Steve Largent.

  • Wi-Fi message dominates Day 1 keynotes. Smith, Hilary // RCR Wireless News;3/25/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p10 

    Highlights the issues addressed at the 2002 Wireless Trade Show of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. Assessment of the U.S. government's spectrum policy; Spectrum proposed for the wireless industry; Capabilities and challenges of the Wi-Fi network technology.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics