FCC Chairman-Nominee Noncommittal on Limits Regarding Spectrum Aggregation
June 19th, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 – Under questioning from the Senate Commerce Committee during a confirmation hearing to be chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler said spectrum auctions need to be designed to provide incentives for broadcasters to sell, and carriers to bid, on prime wireless frequencies. Upcoming spectrum auctions were one of the […]
Support Dims for FCC Chairman’s Open Internet Proposal
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Mobile Broadband, Net Neutrality
December 21st, 2010
WASHINGTON, December 21, 2010 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Dec. 1 announced that there would be a set of open internet rules that his agency would vote on during its open meeting on Dec. 21. While many stakeholders in the debate initially were happy to learn that the chairman would finally bring the issue to a vote, support dimmed after learning what he planned to include in the rules.