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FCC Chairman Announces Howard Symons as New General Counsel

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WASHINGTON, July 19, 2016 – FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler today announced the departure of Jon Sallet as the FCC General Counsel and his intention to appoint Howard Symons as the next General Counsel.  Mr. Sallet will become the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.  “Jon Sallet has been an…

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Statement from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Regarding DC Circuit Decision to Uphold FCC’s Open Internet Rules

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WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 – Today, the DC Circuit upheld the FCC’s Open Internet rules. The following statement can be attributed to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.  “Today’s ruling is a victory for consumers and innovators who deserve unfettered access to the entire web, and it ensures the internet remains a platform for unparalleled innovation, free expression and…

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FCC Broadband Facts Labels | BroadbandSearch.net | BroadbandSearch

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In April 2016, the FCC developed a base “Nutritional Facts” label for cable internet providers to follow. Well, we have put together labels for what the top brands currently offer! Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.broadbandsearch.net The Federal Communications Commission’s broadband facts label has this group to assemble a comparison by providers at broadbandsearch.net See on…

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Digital Inclusion Day

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National Digital Inclusion Day Join us Friday, May 13th for the first National Digital Inclusion Day as we focus attention on empowering under-connected communities through increased internet access and usage. NDIA invites you to participate in a nationwide Twitter Town Hall at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET to discuss the impact digital access…

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Bruce Kushnick: FCC’s Broadband ‘Nutrition Labels’: You Will Eat More Fat, Sugar and Salt

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When I look at a nutritional label on a can of soup to determine whether it has too much salt, or the label on a cereal box to parse how much sugar is added—I know that the aisles of the grocery store are filled with lots of items to pick from. And because there are…

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CenturyLink must expand fiber to ward off Google Fiber, cable competitors, says Wells Fargo

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CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and cable operators like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) building out into new areas. Jennifer Fritzsche, senior analyst for…

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Susan Crawford: I Have Seen the Future — And It Has a Swedish Accent — Backchannel

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Over spring break I went to Stockholm to visit the future. I’m not sure other people in the U.S. think of Stockholm as the future; I’m not sure people here think about Stockholm at all. But I had an inkling that the city’s ubiquitous and cheap fiber Internet access would be making a difference right…

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Tim Bobrowski: Let it snow; we won’t miss school

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Despite the same landscape and weather challenges faced by many areas of West Virginia, in 2015, the schools in Owsley County, in the coalfield region of eastern Kentucky, did not lose any days of school to snow or inclement weather. In that same year, we were able to dramatically increase the number of students graduating…

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Preserving a Free and Open Internet

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The Internet has been an engine of economic opportunity worldwide, but we cannot take its success for granted. As the free exchange of information and services across borders is increasingly threatened, trade commitments among countries can serve as a powerful tool to maintain the openness that has been the hallmark of the Internet’s success. And…

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Four Essentials for Digital Inclusion Efforts | Benton Foundation

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Four Essentials for Digital Inclusion Efforts Share with: Submitted by Benton Foundation on behalf of Colin Rhinesmith on January 4, 2016 – 12:40pm Four Essentials for Digital Inclusion Efforts Four essential activities that are necessary to help low-income individuals and families adopt broadbandOver the last few months, I have been speaking with and visiting digital…

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