The FCC And Tribal Lands: Politics And The Bully Pulpit
- Politics. // Inter@ctive Week;03/22/99, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p36
Presents news related to political developments affecting the computer industry of the United States for the week of March 22, 1999. Includes the United States Federal Communications Commission's audit which shows business losses of telephone companies; Department of Justice's decision on the...
- Democracy in drag. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;11/15/99, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p12
Comments on the waning loss of faith in the American political system. Ability of unlicensed radio transmissions to interfere with public safety and other vital communications; United States Federal Communications Commission Compliance and Information chief Richard Lee's use of a procedure that...
- Impasse may stall auction. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter;
Reports on fears that the government shutdown would delay the Federal Communications Commission's auction of cable television airwaves. Amount of bids generated by the auction; Decision to suspend the auction if the shutdown occurs.
- COMMENT. // New Republic;1/22/72, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p5
The article presents commentary on various domestic U.S. politics as of the week of January 22, 1972. An overview of environmental policy concerning anti-pollution regulations for bodies of water is given. Reform efforts by the Democratic Party to better include women in its political...
- Lifeline: The Pathway to First Class, Digital Citizenship. Turner-Lee, Nicol // Washington Informer;6/25/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 37, p23
The author discusses aspects inclusion of internet access in Lifeline program, which provides discounts on traditional phone and internet services to eligible consumers. It states that around 18 million eligible consumers will benefit from this initiative by the Federal Communications Commission...
- Moving to ensure roaming ease. // Telephony;8/5/96 Supplement edge, Vol. 231 Issue 6, p8
Reports that the US Federal Communications Commission has adopted a new rule to ensure that customers of one operator will always be able to register to make and receive calls on a host system in another area. Reason for creating the rule.
- E-rate changes called insufficient. Hirschman, Carolyn // Telephony;06/22/98, Vol. 234 Issue 25, p14
Reports that the US Federal Communications Commissions' E-rate program has been criticized by the US Congress despite changes adopted. Program's discounts on advanced telecommunications services for schools and libraries; FCC introduced changes to the E-Rate program; Reduction of the program's...
- Local number portability: Will you be ready? Stillings, Rebecca // Rural Telecommunications;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p50
Describes the local number portability (LNP) mandate of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Phase-in in October 1997; Three distinct types of portability; How each works; Managing location routing number (LRN) technology; Planning.
- CLEC Share Surged in 1st Half of 2000. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;12/11/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 50, p32
Reports that competitive local exchange carriers (CLEC) have expanded their share of the telephone service market in the United States during the first half of the year 2000. Data from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.