Republicans Taking Aim at FCC Rules
- Rep. Blackburn slams FCC 'collusion' neutrality. // Hill;6/6/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 78, p24
The article reports that U.S. legislator Marsha Blackburn strongly condemned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on net-neutrality regulations.
- Neutral Territory. // Broadcasting & Cable;10/26/2009, Vol. 139 Issue 40, p30
The author reflects on the plan of U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to launch the process to codify and expand its principle on network neutrality. He mentions that he is unconvinced that the codification of the network neutrality rules are needed. He argues that the commission's...
- A La Carte? We're Not Buying. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/18/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p38
The article reports on the objection of Tennessee legislators to plans by Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin to impose wholesale a la carte mandates on the cable industry. Three Tennessee Republican Senators Lamar Alexander, Bob Corker and Marsha Blackburn wrote a letter...
- Powell to Congress: Just fix it. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;9/13/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p1
Reports on the demand for the U.S. Congress to codify the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) adopted plan to solve public-safety interference in the 800 megahertz band by FCC chairman Michael Powell. Impact of Powell's request on several wireless companies; Details of the rebanding plan;...
- Full plate at FCC. C.S.S.; H.A.J. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/3/95, Vol. 125 Issue 14, p15
Presents the agenda taken up during the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) meeting on April 5, 1995. Includes FCC Chairman Reed Hunt's failure to win support for his children's programming week proposal; FCC's proposal to eliminate rule requiring networks to file copies of its agreements...
- FCC readies blueprints for digital age. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;6/26/95, Vol. 125 Issue 26, p4
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission legislation that would give television stations second channels along with the flexibility to use them for multicasting and other digital services. Shortening of the 15-year transition period from analog to digital TV; Opposition of broadcasters...
- Countdown. // Broadcasting & Cable;6/26/95, Vol. 125 Issue 26, p62
Editorial. Announces the deadlines for the processing of US Federal Communications Commission's backlog of radio and television sale applications. June 30, 1995 for petitions to deny and waivers; July 31 for appeals.
- Lots of work waiting for return of the FCC. C.M. // Broadcasting & Cable;1/8/96, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p20
Reports on backlog transactions that the United States Federal Communications Commission need to address following an end to government furloughs in end December 1995. Likely stalling of policymaking for a few days; Uncertainty over the effect of the shutdown; Possible scaling back of the...
- Busy day. // Broadcasting & Cable;1/15/96, Vol. 126 Issue 3, p144
Describes the working day of the commissioners at the US Federal Communications Commission following the snowfall that caused a backlog of pending license transfers and other applications.