Posts Tagged ‘21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act’

FCC Acting Chairwoman Praises Cable Industry, Calls for More Broadband Adoption and Use

Broadband's Impact, FCC, Universal Service June 11th, 2013

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 – Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn discussed her work at the agency and her plans for the future of the FCC with National Cable and Telecommunications CEO Michael Powell at the opening session of the second day of the NCTA’s annual Cable Show. Clyburn described the success of the […]

Internet Subcommittee Chair Hails Universal Broadband Service, Decries FISA

Universal Service June 22nd, 2008

June 20 – All Americans, whether they be poor, handicapped, or rural, have the right to universal broadband service, Rep. Ed Markey said on Friday. The congressman also blasted the compromise foreign surveillance legislation that passed Congress on Friday.

Disability Community Pushes Bill Requiring Internet Close-Captioning

Broadband's Impact June 22nd, 2008

June 20 – The community of persons with disabilities has been rallying behind a measure, introduced in Congress on Thursday, that would require companies that make devices or offer communication networks to accommodate persons with disabilities.

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