Universal Service Reform Gets Bipartisan and Industry Support
Broadband's Impact, Universal Service
September 16th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 16, 2010 – The Universal Service Fund is clearly in need of reform but rather than fully overhaul the program, Reps. Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Lee Terry, R-Neb., have introduced a bill targeting the high cost fund, the method of fund collection and the inclusion of funds for the support of broadband.
Congress to Hold Closed Door Meetings on Communications Policy Issues
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Wireless
June 22nd, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2010 – In order to gain more information on the communications policy issues which have come up as a result of recent FCC action regarding spectrum policy, broadband deployment and the authority of the FCC; the House and Senate will hold a set of staff led stakeholder sessions.
House Lawmakers Praise, Question FCC’s Broadband Plan
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Transparency
March 26th, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2010 – The Federal Communication Commission’s National Broadband Plan is an ambitious blueprint for the country’s future containing lofty goals and pragmatic solutions, and implementing it will require action from the agency and lawmakers, experts said Thursday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.