USF Reform Heats Up
- FCC converges enforcement, information functions. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;10/05/98, Vol. 17 Issue 40, p6
Reports that on October 1, 1998 the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will reform its information functions. Comments from FCC Chairman William Kennard; Details on the restructure of the FCC; Background information on the FCC.
- E-Rate Filing Window For Funding Year 2003 Opens. // Electronic Education Report;10/25/2002, Vol. 9 Issue 20, p6
Reports on the E-Rate funding of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in the U.S. Funding for the telecommunication and Internet services; Total discounts disbursed by the School and Libraries Division; Service categories funded by the program.
- FCC Okays Full Funding for The E-Rate Discount. // School Library Journal;Jul99, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p14
Reports that electronic rate (E-rate) funding for 1999 will increase in the United States. Role of the Federal Communications Commission in the increase; Amount of funding approved; How the funding for e-rate discounts are allocated; Claims of e-rate supporters.
- FCC order could impact telecom funding to P.R. MARINO, JOHN // Caribbean Business;4/15/2010, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p30
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to release an order aimed at providing more federal funding for telecommunications infrastructure in Puerto Rico.
- The Proxy Model Muddle. Mandeville, Joan // Rural Telecommunications;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p38
Looks at criticisms against the universal telecommunications service funding based on cost proxy models created by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC's adoption of a methodology that calculates the costs of a theoretical provider that has no existing facilities;...
- Online Petition Urges More E-Rate Funding. // T H E Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on an online petition started by the education firm Funds For Learning aimed at getting the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide additional funding to its E-Rate program, which finances telecommunications services and products for schools and libraries.
- FCC Faces Busy Fall. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;9/12/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 34, p24
The article discusses the most pressing priorities that the U.S. Congress House Energy & Commerce Committee might consider in initiating legislative reform to U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the benefit of the broadcasting industry and cable operation in the country.
- Federal narrowbanding help is a great idea, but time is running out. Jackson, Donny // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;9/20/2011, p1
The article discusses the author's insight on a bipartisan legislation that would establish a $400-million federal grant program to help local public-safety entities pay for changes to land mobile radio (LMR) networks forced by the mandate of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to...
- Are Changes Coming to E-Rate? // T H E Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p16
The article reports on possible changes to the U.S. federally funded telecommunications program e-rate by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The program offers eligible schools and libraries with discounted communication technologies and services. The FCC is accepting public...