Cable Expects Wireless Aid From FCC

Eggerton, John
April 2011
Multichannel News;4/4/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p18
The article focuses on the expected support from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the initiation of mobile data-roaming agreements by cable operators. Bright House Networks and Cox Communications Inc. were among those urging the agency to expand roaming obligations. Moreover, the move of FCC to require cellular carriers to strike data-roaming agreements under fair and reasonable terms was confirmed by FCC chairman Julius Genachowski in his speech on March 22, 2011.


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