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- Was D.C. Ice-Pop Truck A Frozen Investment? Eggerton, John // Multichannel News;7/14/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 27, p34
The article focuses on a regulatory issue related to reclassifying broadband investment between the U.S. Small Business Entrepreneurship Council and the U.S. the Federal Communications Commission's broadband regulatory authority as of July 2014.
- Legislative thaw on net neutrality. Boucher, Rick // Hill;4/8/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 36, p22
The article reports on the Open Internet Order released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would reclassify broadband communication systems as a public utility and assure network neutrality.
- Iowa companies oppose national broadband plan. Porter, Bekah // Corridor Business Journal;11/22/2010, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p5
The article focuses on a protest made by various Iowa companies on a proposed National Broadband Plan (NBP) as presented by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Iowa Telecommunications Association and the Rural Iowa Independent Telephone Association presented a letter noting the...
- FCC seeks phone fee hike for broadband in schools. Trujillo, Mario // Hill;11/18/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 115, p18
The article reports on the increase rate on mobile phone users proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which aims to raise the spending cap on the agency's E-Rate program that provides broadband and Wi-Fi access for school and libraries.
- Government's role in broadband support. Hardy, Stephen // Lightwave;Nov2010, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p3
The author reflects on the U.S. General Accounting Office's (GAO) report that compared the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) proposed National Broadband Plan (NBP) with similar initiatives in other countries. He is critical that the difference of the NBP from the successful strategies of...
- FCC'S AMERICAN 'BAND STAND. Cohen, David S.; Johnson, Ted // Variety;3/22/2010, Vol. 418 Issue 6, p11
The article provides information about the National Broadband Plan by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The plan's goals are to increase consumer adoption of broadband Internet and to provide high-speed, affordable broadband Internet access for at least 100 million homes within...
- State Officials Push Back Hard on Pre-emption. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;2/2/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p21
The article focuses on federal pre emption laws by the U.S. government for building municipal broadband systems in states of the country. Topics discussed include state legislatures fear for limitation in city funded networks due to country's Federal Communication Commissions' pre-emption of...
- The Federal Communications Commission's Network Neutrality Order. Jarrett, C. Douglas // Business Lawyer;Winter2015/2016, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p373
The article offers information on the Open Internet Order adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. as of February 2015 to regulate the Internet service providers regarding the network neutrality. It mentions that the FCC released a notice of proposed rulemaking to set...
- Spectrum Scramble. Bachman, Katy // MediaWeek;4/11/2011, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p6
The article discusses the proposal by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to make more spectrum available for wireless broadband communication systems, noting that competing proposals in the U.S. Congress make the release of new spectrum unlikely in 2011.