Genachowski Fills Senior Counsel Positions
FCC, National Broadband Plan
July 29th, 2009
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2009 – Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachwoski announced on Wednesday new senior staff appointments FCC’s Office of Communications Business Opportunities and Office of General Counsel as well as Media, Enforcement, and Wireline Competition Bureaus.
Convergence, Innovation Push Boundaries of Network Neutrality Debate, Experts Agree
June 19th, 2009
ARLINGTON, Va., June 19, 2009 – Representatives of network operators, internet companies and consumer advocates said they are prepared for a network neutrality policy to emerge from the Obama administration, but during a panel at Pike and Fischer’s Broadband Policy Summit they remained very much divided over the best approach to solving problems of network management while protecting consumers.
Congress, FCC See DTV Transition Progress; Low Power Broadcasters Say Left Behind
March 26th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2009 – The transition to digital television since the passage of the DTV Delay Act has been a “major accomplishment,” House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., said Thursday at a hearing on the state of the DTV transition.
Definition of Broadband Could Pit Rural Versus Urban, Market Forces Against Public Interest
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 20th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2009 – Experts and citizens split words at the NTIA/RUS Thursday morning public roundtable seeking to define broadband – an essential element to determine what projects receive federal funding under stimulus spending.