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Independent Phone Alliance Urges FCC to Act on Universal Service Fund Reform

Broadband Data, National Broadband Plan, States, Universal Service January 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, January 29, 2010 – The Independent Telephone & Telecommunications Alliance is urging the FCC to adopt its price-cap plan so that its members, which are largely mid-size local exchange firms, can get better support from the Universal Service Fund.

FCC Inundated With Network Neutrality Filings From Wide Range of Groups

Net Neutrality Comments January 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission was inundated this week with a new slew of comments on its proposed plan to ensure an open internet through network neutrality regulation.

Players like the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council weighed in on the Internet’s importance to minority communities, while heavy hitters from Hollywood and big communications firms also added their more than two cents.

Here’s just a sampling of comments from the broadband industry community and look for more in-depth stories on in the next couple of days.

At Monday's NTIA/RUS Open Meeting, A Debate About Eligibility for Funds

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA March 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2009 – The detailed-oriented open meetings to consider the structure for deploying the federal government’s $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds began on Monday morning with five presentations about which sorts of private-sector entities should be eligible for the grants.

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