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Emergency First Responders Suffer from Lack of Interoperable Communications Equipment

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Mobile Broadband, States, Wireless May 28th, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2010 – Emergency first responders should be able to use similar technological standards on their equipment so that they can effectively communicate during times of crisis, but rapidly evolving technology makes it difficult to stay in sync, said experts at a Thursday House hearing.

Telecom Experts and State Regulators Ponder FCC Reform Agenda

FCC, National Broadband Plan February 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 18, 2009 – The day after the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners approved a resolution calling for reform of the Federal Communications commission, a panel of former agency staffers, commissioners and state regulators debate Wednesday over what areas truly needed reform and how to achieve it.

U.S. Technology Could Thwart Chinese Internet Censorship

Net Neutrality June 20th, 2008

June 18 – Technologies exist that allow Chinese internet users to evade government censorship, but their deployment is being thwarted by American companies based in China, panelists said Wednesday at a hearing of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

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