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Broadband People Column: FCC’s Clyburn, Baker Get New Assignments

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WASHINGTON, December 18, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission has appointed Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Meredith Attwell Baker to serve on the federal-state boards for universal service and jurisdictional separations. Clyburn will serve as federal chair of both panels. FCC Commissioner Michael Copps will continue to serve on both boards.

The Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service was established by the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to implement universal service provisions and to make recommendations on universal service matters. The Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations advises the FCC on the apportionment of regulated costs between interstate and intrastate jurisdictions.

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Role of Broadband Upon Climate Change Discussed at Freedom to Connect

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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 1, 2009 – The interaction between climate change and broadband took center-stage in the third session of the Freedom to Connect conference here on Tuesday. Panelists called for a cost-benefit analysis.

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