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Africa9 hours ago

Africa’s Informal Sector Marred by Small Manufacturing Base and Low Technology Adoption, Brookings Experts Say

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Spectrum11 hours ago

Wireless Internet Providers Excited About Multiple Spectrum Sharing Opportunities, Including FCC Priority Access

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Mapping1 day ago

FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks Gives the Broadband Scoreboard at SHLB: FCC Maps-0, Libraries-1

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Senate1 day ago

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Tackles Question of Public Versus Private Auction of C-Band Spectrum

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

FCC1 day ago

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr Touts Work on Enhancing Telehealth and Flexible Spectrum

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Free Speech2 days ago

Internet Industry Under the Microscope as House Committee Grills Witnesses on Liability for Online Content

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust2 days ago

Big Tech Gets a Big Lashing by Democratic Presidential Candidates, on Antitrust, Section 230 and Data Privacy

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

China1 week ago

China Experts Advise Political Leaders to Tone Down Disputes, Cite Benefits of Bilateral Trade with China

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Data1 week ago

With or Without Negative Latency, Google Stadia Likely to Massively Churn Broadband Bandwidth

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Broadband Roundup: FCC Authorizes More Connect America Funding, NextLink Expands Coverage, Connected Nation in Ohio

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

5G1 week ago

Questions of Public vs. Private Auction and Role of 5G Spectrum Dominate Conference on C-Band

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Expert Opinion1 week ago

Ron Quirk: FCC Again Proposes to Enlarge Service Areas for Wireless Public Access Licenses

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Net Neutrality2 weeks ago

D.C. Circuit’s Decision in Net Neutrality Case Likely to Open New Fronts of Attack Against FCC

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

National Broadband Plan2 weeks ago

Sanders, Warren and Buttigieg: Democratic Presidential Candidates With a Broadband Plan

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust2 weeks ago

Broadband Roundup: Comcast vs. Google, Sprint’s Open 5G Network, Ransomware Rises

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Net Neutrality2 weeks ago

D.C. Circuit Court Upholds FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Repeal of Net Neutrality, But Allows States to Fill the Void

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Mapping & Data3 weeks ago

Comments on Digital Opportunity Data Collection Largely Supportive of FCC’s New Mapping Initiative

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Roundup3 weeks ago

FCC Commissioner Starks Charges Malfeasance by Sprint, Spectrum Sharing Bill, Facebook’s Rules for Pols

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust3 weeks ago

Senators Continue to Grill Witnesses About Perceived Lack of Antitrust Enforcement Against Big Tech

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Tribal Broadband3 weeks ago

Wireless Broadband Likely to be a Key Component in Getting Broadband to Tribal Country

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Social Media4 weeks ago

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Goes to Washington

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

5G4 weeks ago

FCC’s Technology Advisory Committee Reprises Preemption of Localities, But This Time Over Small Cell Aesthetics

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Spectrum1 month ago

Many Facets of Wireless Industry Join to Celebrate Launch of OnGo Using Mid-Band Spectrum

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband and Democratization1 month ago

Benton Foundation Renamed Benton Institute for Broadband and Society, Renewed Focus on Advanced Internet Networks

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust1 month ago

Who’s On First? Congress Upset With Wasteful and Petty Antitrust Squabbles Between Justice and FTC

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

5G1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: CBRS on a Roll, Innovation Fund in Rural California, Another Verizon 5G Announcement

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: FCC Announces More Rural Funding, Everyone On Expands Footprint, US Telecom Gets Political

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 month ago

With FCC Broadband Maps Denounced as ‘Terrible,’ Members of Congress Drill Into Details For Improvement

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Digital Inclusion1 month ago

Digital Literacy Legend and Rural Telecommunications Congress Board Member Gene Crick Dies

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust1 month ago

Addressing the Impact of Big Data Upon Antitrust is More Complicated Than a Big Tech Breakup

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

NTIA1 month ago

Speaking at Commerce Department Symposium, Federal Agencies Doubt Benefits of Spectrum Plan

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: Everyone (Almost) Gangs Up on Google, Muni Broadband Fact Sheet, SHLB Anchornet Conference

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: Two Separate State Antitrust investigations of Google and Facebook, and Broadband Mapping

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Privacy and Security1 month ago

Comparing Privacy Policies for Wearable Fitness Trackers: Apple, Fitbit, Xiaomi and Under Armour

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 month ago

Broadband Roundup: House Energy and Commerce to Focus on Broadband Maps, Rural Digital Divide Woes, C-Band Sharing

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Privacy and Security1 month ago

Ranking Digital Rights Project Seeks to Compare Privacy and Free Expression by Big Tech and Internet Companies

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Free Speech2 months ago

Part IV: As Hate Speech Proliferates Online, Critics Want to See and Control Social Media’s Algorithms

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Free Speech2 months ago

Part III: The GOP Wants to Kill the Fairness Doctrine, Then Applies It to the Internet

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Antitrust2 months ago

Justice Department Collaborating with State Attorneys General’s Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech, Says Chief

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...

Free Speech2 months ago

Part II: Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz Want to Repeal Section 230 and Break the Internet

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Committee Chairman Tom Wheeler and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Monday proposed increasing...