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- Rural senators balk at 700 MHz rules. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;7/22/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p6
Reports on the amended rules for the 700 MHz C- and D-block auction set for August 27, 2002. Statement issued by three U.S. senators about the rules; Details of a letter sent by the senators to the Federal Communications Commission; Provisions of the Auction Reform Act.
- CALEA Schedule: Unrealistic? // Wireless Week;04/24/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the proposal of several United States (US) senators to the US Federal Communications Commission that the CALEA compliance deadline should be extended by at least one year. Reason for extending the deadline.
- Blockbuster FCC Order Pulls Regulation into the Twenty-First Century. ENDEJAN, JUDITH A. // Communications Lawyer;Jan2012, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p1
The article presents a discussion on how a recent order from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which reformed and modernized the universal service and intercarrier compensation systems and adopted major reforms, will affect the telecommunications industry in the United States. The...
- LNP Extension Not On Its Way To Orlando. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;3/18/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p14
Discusses the lobbying efforts of Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) to ask the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to withdraw its mandate on local number portability or delay the implementation date for wireless carriers. Company that made the delay petition from where...
- E-Rate Program Put Under Numerous Microscopes. Trotter, Andrew // Education Week;4/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p27
Reacting to criticism, the federal officials who manage the E-rate formed an outside task force last week to advise them on preventing waste, fraud, and abuse in the 2 billion dollar program, which helps schools and libraries afford telecommunications services. Federal officials and some members...
- Senators: Primary-line restriction terrible mistake. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;3/29/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p17
Reports on the call of a group of senators on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject a recommendation to restrict universal-service subsidies to primary lines. Draft of a letter sent by the senators to the FCC; Terms of the primary-line restriction; Action taken by the...
- Rules for the Road. Alleven, Monica // Wireless Week;Jan2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
The article reports on the effect of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking approved by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the wireless industry. It discusses network neutrality, one of the issues faced by the industry. It emphasizes the need for wireless operators to stop offering...
- Lawmakers back exemption to separate subsidiary rule. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;05/17/99, Vol. 18 Issue 20, p19
Reports that 16 lawmakers are urging the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to refrain from enforcing the separate subsidiary rule. FCC decision on whether mid-sized incumbent local exchange carriers must continue to have a separate subsidiary to offer wireless services.
- Here's a little T-Band aid. Tilles, Alan // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;3/5/2012, p1
The article discusses implications of the U.S. Tax Reform Bill for the T-band spectrum allocated for land-mobile use in large urban areas. It is explained that the bill calls for the return of the spectrum by public safety, noting that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be...