FCC Opens Up White Space For Unrestricted Uses
FCC, National Broadband Plan, Spectrum, Wireless
September 24th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 24, 2010 – In a unanimous vote, the Federal Communications Commission approved the use of the “white spaces” for unlicensed uses. The white spaces are the band of spectrum now empty after television signals went digital. These bands offer some of the best promulgation characteristics and are available nationwide.
ISPs Struggle to Deliver Video Traffic While Imposing Bandwidth Caps
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Net Neutrality
May 3rd, 2010
LONDON, May 3, 2010 – Many Internet service providers are struggling to cope with the rapid growth of video traffic while trying to put a reasonable limit on the amount of bandwidth consumers can use.
FCC To Consider Wireless Rules, Video Distribution Market
FCC, National Broadband Plan, Wireless
December 30th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 30, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission plans to soon consider whether rules are needed to address terrestrially delivered cable-affiliated programming in order to promote competition in the video distribution market, the agency said Wednesday.
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin’s Incredible Silicon Valley Wi-Fi Adventure
November 7th, 2008
SAN JOSE, November 6 – It was Kevin Martin’s day to suck up praise from Silicon Valley. The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission – for about two more months – came to the Wireless Communications Association’s annual conference here on Thursday to be feted by many Googlers, including company co-founder Larry Page.
Cable Industry and Cable Regulators Lament Power of Federal Communications Commission
FCC, National Broadband Plan
July 11th, 2008
WASHINGTON, June 10 – The Federal Communications Commission has gone all out in its efforts against cable television operators, two speakers close to the cable industry said Thursday at a conference of the Alliance for Community Media here.
Copyright Office: No Compulsory Licenses for Internet Companies
July 2nd, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 1 – The U.S. Copyright Office on Monday said that Internet companies streaming local television signals over the Internet should be denied a compulsory copyright license.