Growing Pains And Consumer Protections
- Bill Seeks Wireless Service Accountability. McGinity, Meg // Inter@ctive Week;07/17/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 28, p20
Focuses on a bill concerning cellular telephone consumer protection in the United States as of July 2000. Details on some problems in providing wireless communication services; Conditions of the bill; Benefits of the bill to cellular telephone users.
- PCIA supports Wireless Privacy bill. Anderson, Susan; Chaffee, Maggie // Wireless Review;04/15/98, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p14
Announces the US House of Representatives' approval of the Wireless Privacy Enhancement Act.
- Revamped Tauzin privacy bill wins `yes' votes in subcommittee. Wayne, Debra // RCR;11/03/97, Vol. 16 Issue 43, p9
States that the revised Wireless Privacy Enhancement Act of 1997, proposed by Representative, Billy Tauzin, was unanimously approved by vote by the subcommittee on telecommunications, trade and consumer protection; Stipulations of the bill; What the bill instructs the Federal Communications...
- Legislation would stop private wireless spectrum from auction. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;04/28/97, Vol. 16 Issue 17, p12
States that Congress has proposed two major private wireless spectrum bills in the United States. Purpose of the bills; Lobbying by Industrial Telecommunications Association president, Mark Crosby in having alternatives to auctions for companies; Benefits of the spectrum bills; What auction...
- Let competition rip. Pearce, Alan // America's Network;06/15/97, Vol. 101 Issue 12, p54
Opinion. Presents the author's view on Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) regulation on wireless markets. Why FCC regulate wireless carrier-reseller marketing and sales relationship; Requirements of FCCs policies; How FCCs rules create mistrust.
- Industry gets temporary reprieve from auto-safety legislation. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;05/12/97, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p12
Reports that bills requiring handsfree cellular telephone use by drivers, were indefinitely postponed in California and Illinois. Why the bills were postponed; Delay of a bill introduced by Senator John Burton; Stipulations of the bill; Advantages and disadvantages of the bill; Status of a bill...
- Subcommittee unanimously passes E911 bill. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;07/27/98, Vol. 17 Issue 30, p4
Reports on the unanimous vote for a bill to improve the enhanced 911 (E911), a computer system's wireless capability and foster antenna siting on federal land, by the United States House telecommunications subcommittee. Indication that the bill will be taken up before Congress before its breaks...
- Breaux bill allows lease fees. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;05/19/97, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p1
Reports that United States Senator John Breaux has introduced a bill that will allow regulators to impose lease fees on licensees, called `The Private Wireless Spectrum Availability Act.' How the bill prohibits the Federal Communications Commission from auctioning 12 megahertz of private...
- Bill will reserve channels for public-safety needs. Wayne, Debra // RCR;05/19/97, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p5
Reports that Senator John McCain discussed problems with his proposed Law Enforcement and Public Safety Telecommunications Empowerment Act, setting aside four channels within the disputed 60-69 broadcast range and addressing funding needs of public-safety entities. When the bill was introduced;...