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Senate Hearing Explores Issues Surrounding Wireline Communications

IP Transition July 25th, 2013

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 — The Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet held a hearing examining the implications of the transition to Internet Protocol for wireline communications on Thursday. Several of the witnesses stressed the need for modernization, both in terms of regulations and technology. Gigi Sohn, President of Public Knowledge, stated that now […]

Congressional Action on Telecommunications Act in Question at Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, FCC, Net Neutrality, Universal Service, Wireless January 20th, 2011

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2011 – After 15 years of explosive growth and innovation in telecommunications since the last major revision, the 112th Congress is faced with the question of whether the law is keeping up with technology. On Tuesday, our panelists discussed whether Congress should consider another overhaul of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and whether it is politically viable to do so at 2011′s first Broadband Breakfast Club.

Industry Reactions to NTIA/RUS Broadband Meeting Generally Positive

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA March 11th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2009 – Despite a packed-to-capacity auditorium, long lines and occasionally unanswered questions, reactions to Tuesday’s unveiling of the Obama administration’s $7.2 billion stimulus program were generally very positive among attendees and industry observers.

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