FCC Says ‘Measuring Broadband America’ Report’s Success is Improving Broadband Access
Broadband Stimulus, FCC, Fiber, National Broadband Plan
December 14th, 2011
WASHINGTON December 14, 2011 – Last week Joel Gurin, Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the FCC, recapped the success of the “Measuring Broadband America” report in an FCC blog post. Gurin’s post begins with him touting the FCC’s recent successes, including its push to fight bill shock. From there, he moves […]
FCC Bureau Chiefs Report To NARUC On Commission Activities
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Mobile Broadband, Public Safety, Spectrum, Universal Service, Wireless
February 16th, 2011
WASHINGTON February 16, 2011 – Officials from the Federal Communications Commission updated the telecommunications subcommittee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners on the current state of wireless, public safety and wireline competition at the Association’s yearly convention Tuesday.
Study: Consumers Experience ‘Bill Shock,’ Unaware of High Cell Phone Fees
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Transparency, Wireless
May 26th, 2010
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2010 – A survey released today by the Federal Communications Commission found that one in six mobile users has been surprised by their unexpectedly high cell phone bill, an experience referred to as “bill shock.”
FCC Net Neutrality Workshop Examines Importance of Transparency
Broadband Data, FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Transparency, Wireless
January 21st, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 21, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission in a Tuesday workshop explored consumer choice, user control of their online experience and the importance of transparency.
The agency’s fourth Open Internet Workshop on Consumers, Transparency and the Open Internet focused on the sixth principle of network neutrality – transparency.
Broadband People Column: Powell and Ford Head Up ‘Broadband for America’
Broadband's Impact, Premium Content
December 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2009 – Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell and former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford, Jr., have been named honorary co-chairs of Broadband for America, a coalition of more than 110 member companies and organizations that are say they are working to increase broadband penetration across the nation.