Wireless To D.C.: Add Spectrum!
- Wireless loses out as Senate leaves town without stimulus plan. // RCR Wireless News;12/24/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 52, p2
Reports on the failure of the United States Congress to pass a legislation that could help wireless communication companies invest in their networks and operations as of December 24, 2001. Information on the benefits of the legislation.
- Wireless task force created. // RCR Wireless News;2/18/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p5
Focuses on a Wireless Task Force to aid in educating members of Congress on third-generation wireless issues facing the U.S. marketplace. Significance of the Wireless Task Force; Legislators that created the task force.
- Wireless Telecommunications Caucus To Educate Congress. // Wireless Week;04/17/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p3
Reports on the formation of the Wireless Telecommunication Caucus to educate the United States Congress on wireless issues. Legislators involved in the caucus; Necessity for wireless-related legislation; Issues to be tackled by the caucus.
- URGENTCOMM.COM. // Urgent Communications;Jun2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p7
This section offers news briefs on mission-critical communications issues including one about the use of wireless broadband technology for transit agencies across the U.S., and lobbying by groups for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to allow the use public-safety broadband flexibility.
- Wireless telecom policy up in the air as Congress nears recess. Silva, Jeffery // RCR;07/14/97, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p5
Reports on the $8 billion bailout and collapse that affected the wireless telecommunications policy in the United States, as Congress neared recess in August 1997. Discussion on the House-Senate's budget conference meeting; Reference to Jonas Neihardt, director of congressional affairs for the...
- Mark-up on E911 on hold in order to negotiate with Markey. // RCR;06/22/98, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p6
Presents information on the Federal E911 legislation on wireless communications, highlighting that the bill has not been introduced in the United States Senate. Who introduced the bill; Factors which contributed to the postponement of the bill; Details on Representative Edward Markey's...
- Congress leaves town without NextWave deal. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;12/24/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 52, p1
Reports on the status of a legislation codifying the settlement to end the bankruptcy of NextWave Telecom Inc. by the United States Congress as of December 24, 2001. Concerns of lobbyists on the settlement; View of analysts on the settlement; Statements of NextWave Telecom Inc. and Verizon...
- Senate resolution on 3G significantly watered down. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;09/07/98, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p1
Reports that a Senate resolution that was designed to promote third-generation wireless harmonization was diluted by United States backers of European-based mobile technology in September, 1998. Outline of the amendments that were made to the bill; Who the bill is sponsored by; What request was...
- Counting Down, Not Out. Lee, Rikki // Wireless Week;09/11/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 37, p4
Focuses on the status of wireless communication proposals during the 106th Congress in the United States. Possibilities of legislating the bill against unsolicited electronic messages; Discussion on consumer privacy protection; Results of the general service category auction.