FCC Federal Communications Commission

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 4 reports

That’s no spaceship over Area 51. It’s a Google balloon

Above: What a Google balloon might look like.Image Credit: Project LoonGoogle is quietly testing its “Project Loon” balloons in the skies over Nevada.Project Loon is the search giant’s somewhat crackpot plan to deliver Internet access to remote parts ... [Published Venturebeat - 52 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Federal agents pull the plug on Boston radio station

Federal agents can take Charles Clemons off the air. But they can’t take away his Internet connection.Clemons says agents representing the Federal Communications Commission raided Touch 106.1’s office in Dorchester’s Grove Hall section today, seized equipment ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt US FCC to rewrite auction rules

- 7:22pmOriginally published: April 17, 2014 Source: Reuters Author: Alina Selyukh Coverage Type: reporting Location: Sprint Nextel, 6550 Sprint Parkway, Overland Park, KS, 66251, United States ... [Published Benton Foundation - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

FCC limiting 2015 AT&T, Verizon bandwidth auction purchases

Smaller carriers favored in auction -- 30MHz reservedThe US Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has confirmed that he plans to limit how much spectrum that AT&T and Verizon can buy in the 2015 auction of bandwidth reclaimed from broadcasters. ... [Published Electronista - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

FCC actions have slowed pace of PTC implementation, AAR says

Because of a year-long moratorium on installing 20,000 communication antennas imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) followed by a lengthy federal approval process mandated by the agency, U.S. freight railroads now are projected to install ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Cogent CEO bashes TWC deal to FCC

The “most hated man in telecom” is taking on the most powerful man in cable.Dave Schaeffer, the founder and chief executive of Cogent Communications, has emerged as one of the most outspoken opponents of Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and his $45 billion bid ... [Published New York Post - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 20 reports

AT&T Warns FCC It Might Skip 600 MHz Auction Over Spectrum Rules

AT&T is threatening to sit out the FCC’s upcoming 600 MHz incentive auctions if the Commission puts in place rules reserving portions of the spectrum for smaller carriers only.The FCC is planning to set aside up to 30 MHz in each market for smaller carriers ... [Published Wireless Week - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

FCC offers public safety workshop online for technology transition

Rear Admiral (Ret.) David Simpson, Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau announced yesterday that in the interest of technology transitions in the telecommunications sectors and with the capability for public safety, disaster response and ... [Published Examiner.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 8 reports

Net neutrality ruling complicates U.S. transition to IP networks

InfoWorld: The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how to regulate such networks in ways that will appease the courts. ... [Published I360 Gov - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Farmland values still rising in Ontario but pace of increase slows

by SUSAN MANNDemand for Ontario farmland outweighed supply in most areas and helped to contribute to the average 15.9 per cent increase in value last year, according to Farm Credit Canada’s 2013 Farmland Values report released recently.Most of the increase ... [Published Better Farming - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 10 reports

UPDATE 1-AT&T may sit out auction if FCC spectrum plan is adopted

Home -Tech Home -Global -Popular - ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 6 reports

Report: FCC 600 MHz auction rules to limit AT&T, Verizon participation

Published reports indicate that the Federal Communications Commission is planning on setting aside some 600 MHz spectrum for smaller operators, preventing the nation’s two largest operators from bidding on those assets.Citing people “familiar with the ... [Published RCR Wireless News - Apr 16 2014]

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"It is our hope that other businesses and churches in the county will be inspired to keep in mind the less fortunate within our community, as has members of the First Christian Church. We so much appreciate all who continue to have a part in helping us help others."
...stated that TWC ranked " very poorly with consumers when it comes to value for the money and have earned low ratings for customer support " and "Time Warner Cable ranked 16th overall for television service with particularly low ratings for value, reliability, and phone / online customer support."
...The Charlotte network was "designed to survive the roughest of conditions, with priority and preemption promised to public safety."
...tablets, even thumb drives, frankly," said Mayer Brown's Pincus, who filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Center for Democracy & Technology. "Digital cameras is another area; you can probably store thousands of pictures. I don’t see how you can draw a distinction between those devices. To me, it's about all electronically stored information."

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Making a BIG difference...First Christian Church [Published Dexter Daily Statesman - 53 mins ago]
That’s no spaceship over Area 51. It’s a Google... [Published Venturebeat - 58 mins ago]
Unlicensed Roxbury radio station shuttered [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
Federal agents pull the plug on Boston radio st... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 3 hours ago]
Kenny Loggins to play in La Jolla [Published Peninsula Beacon - 3 hours ago]
Google’s Project Loon testing LTE in Nevada? [Published CNET News - 3 hours ago]
Google’s Revolutionary Project Ara [Published The Guardian Express - 3 hours ago]
English language: an opportunity, a challenge [Published The News International - 4 hours ago]
Unlicensed radio station "Touch" 106.1FM shut d... [Published Dorchester Reporter - 4 hours ago]
FCC chief defends plan to limit large carriers ... [Published Benton Foundation - 6 hours ago]
Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt US FCC to rew... [Published Benton Foundation - 6 hours ago]
TV: Auction Meeting With FCC Chairman Wheeler Too [Published Benton Foundation - 6 hours ago]
Time Warner Cable Pretends Customer Complaints ... [Published Broadband Reports - 7 hours ago]
Massive CAF/USF Reform Item Headlines FCC April... [Published Bennet & Bennet - 7 hours ago]
FirstNet Explained [Published Government Technology US - 7 hours ago]
FirstNet Testbeds (Interactive Map) [Published Government Technology US - 7 hours ago]
Peavey to Pay $225,000 to Settle FCC Probe [Published Radio World Newspaper - 7 hours ago]
Exclusive: Google's Project Loon tests move to ... [Published PC World - 8 hours ago]
A Busy Two Weeks for Court as Adjournment Draws... [Published Mayer Brown - 8 hours ago]
Motiva plans Port Arthur CDU, FCC overhaul in F... [Published London South East - 8 hours ago]
Byrd’s Eye View – An Open and Competitive IP Fu... [Published Telecom Reseller - 8 hours ago]
Tenders in for Fehmarn immersed tube [Published Tunnel Talk - 8 hours ago]
Rethinking (again) the role of CIO [Published Federal Computer Week - 8 hours ago]
FCC limiting 2015 AT&T, Verizon bandwidth aucti... [Published Electronista - 8 hours ago]
AT&T Threatens the Federal Communications Commi... [Published Law Technology News - 8 hours ago]
Three Things Federal CIOs Say About CIO Authority [Published Nextgov.com - 9 hours ago]
Boston radio station Touch 106.1 FM raided, shu... [Published MassLive - 9 hours ago]
FCC chief defends plan to limit large carriers ... [Published The Hill - 9 hours ago]
FCC's Wheeler Defends Low-Band Spectrum Carve-Out [Published Multichannel Online - 9 hours ago]
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That’s no spaceship over Area 51. It’s a Google... [Published Venturebeat - 58 mins ago]
Above: What a Google balloon might look like. Image Credit: Project Loon Google is quietly testing its “Project Loon” balloons in the skies over Nevada. Project Loon is the search giant’s somewhat crackpot plan to deliver Internet access to remote ...
Hoisted from the Internet from 20 Years Ago: Be... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 10 hours ago]
Owen Zidar sends us back to the Wall Street Journal of twenty years ago, reminding us why Berkeley Economics has punched so much above the fundamental weight of the relative resources allowed us by the university over the past generation, and will continue ...
Subsentio Media Statement: FCC Workshop: "Publi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 13 hours ago]
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2014) - The following statement is attributable to Subsentio EVP - Government Affairs, Joel M. Margolis, a participant in today's FCC Workshop on public safety in the transition to all-IP networks: ...
ONC is helping veterans access their electronic... [Published Health IT Buzz - 13 hours ago]
Go where they are. In this case, “they” represents rural veterans and Medicare patients. On their way to meet them is a group of Federal partners – including ONC, telecommunication companies – known in industry parlance as “telecos” — and other stakeholders ...
AT&T threatens to boycott a critical airwave au... [Published Post Tech - 18 hours ago]
(Rick Wilking / Reuters) AT&T is warning it may have no choice but to pull out of a major government auction of the airwaves if the Federal Communications Commission doesn't change some of the rules. On the one hand, the prospect of an AT&T boycott ...
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TECH PM -- Tech Stocks Fall [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Mar 14 2014]
TECH PM -- New Net Neutrality Rules [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Feb 19 2014]
New Net Neutrality Rules [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Feb 19 2014]
WSJ Tech Briefing Early Edition, January 31, 2014 [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Jan 31 2014]
Spain's construction firms build on recovery [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jan 17 2014]
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Straight Path Spectrum and SAF Tehnika Announce... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
Consumer Watchdog Calls on Dept. of Justice, FC... [Published Financial Services - Mar 24 2014]
Sinclair Proposes Restructuring Of Allbritton T... [Published Financial Services - Mar 20 2014]
ESTeem Wireless Modems Announces FCC & Industry... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Mar 18 2014]
Alaska to receive federal funds for rural wirel... [Published Financial Services - Mar 05 2014]
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