American Cable Association Convenes Policy Summit
Broadband Mapping, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Spectrum
April 12th, 2011
WASHINGTON April 12, 2011 – The American Cable Association (ACA) held its annual summit on Tuesday, featuring a keynote speech by Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn.
Copps, Clyburn Push Media Reform In Boston
Broadband's Impact, Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Media ownership, Minority, Mobile Broadband, Net Neutrality, Spectrum, Wireless
April 11th, 2011
BOSTON, April 11, 2011 – Speaking to a standing-room only crowd on Friday afternoon, Federal Communications Commissioners Michael Copps and Mignon Clyburn addressed media consolidation and broadband deployment before fielding questions at a town hall meeting during Free Press’s National Conference for Media Reform.
Media scholar, Robert McChesney, offered the introduction for the event, addressing both the packed auditorium, an overflow room and those watching live via the web. Both commissioners received standing ovations from the crowd as they took the stage.
FCC Addresses Wireless Buildout Issues At Monthly Meeting
FCC, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
April 8th, 2011
WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 – The Federal Communications Commission passed a series of measures aimed at expanding mobile broadband access at its April open meeting on Thursday.
FCC Approves Qwest-CenturyLink Merger
March 21st, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 -The Federal Communications Commission approved the merger of telecommunications carrier, Qwest Communications, and internet service provider, CenturyLink.
Following the completion of the merger, Qwest will become a subsidiary of CenturyLink.
House Subcommittee Puts FCC, Net Neutrality On Firing Line
Congress, FCC, Net Neutrality, Spectrum
February 17th, 2011
WASHINGTON, February 17, 2011 – Members of the House subcommittee on Communications and Technology took the opportunity during a hearing on Wednesday to grill the five FCC commissioners on the Commission’s recent Open Internet Order in a marathon session.