Baker Highlights the Use of White Space in Innovation
June 16th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2010 – With Spectrum playing a large role in the National Broadband Plan one of the biggest sources for open spectrum is the White space which was created by the recent DTV transition. Yesterday FCC Commissioner Baker addressed the TV White Spaces Summit.
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.
NARUC Ratchets Up Call for State Involvement in Disbursement of Broadband Stimulus Funds
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments
April 2nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2009 – The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners on Thursday ratcheted up their call for greater state involvement in disbursement and use of the $7.2 billion broadband stimulus funds with a letter to top Commerce and Agriculture Department officials.
Congress, FCC See DTV Transition Progress; Low Power Broadcasters Say Left Behind
March 26th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2009 – The transition to digital television since the passage of the DTV Delay Act has been a “major accomplishment,” House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., said Thursday at a hearing on the state of the DTV transition.
Copps' Seeks to Revitalize Transparency and Cooperation at FCC, Welcomes Broadband Stimulus Legislation
FCC, National Broadband Plan
February 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2009 – Acting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Copps said he had “no idea” how long he will hold the gavel, but he has no intention of being a mere seat-warmer.
Commissioners Welcome DTV Delay, but Concerns Remain on Consumer Outreach
February 5th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 5, 2009 – The three members of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday expressed relief over Congress’ Wednesday passage of legislation delaying the date of the digital television transition from February 17 to June 12.
South Carolina Weighs State-Wide Wireless Access in Broadband Plans
September 21st, 2008
September 21 – The South Carolina Educational Broadband Service Commission is under pressure to develop an innovative solution for state-wide broadband access, but the clock is ticking.
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.