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Dingell Opposes Broadband Reclassification

WASHINGTON July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Democrat John Dingell said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to Step Down on Inauguration Day, Saying ‘It’s Time for a New Adventure’

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Screenshot of Ajit Pai at the Columbia University Federalist Society event

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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FCC Empowers Deployment of Next-Generation Satellites by Adopting New Licensing Framework

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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FCC’s Ruling Modernizing the 5.9 GigaHertz Band for Commercial Use Met With Unanimous Support

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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