RCA Calls on FCC to Reject Reverse Auctions
FCC, Universal Service
May 25th, 2011
WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 – The Rural Cellular Association issued a statement on Monday encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to reject reverse auctions and seek Congressional authority to institute Universal Service Fund reform.
FCC Holds Final USF Reform Workshop in Nebraska
FCC, FCC Workshops, Universal Service
May 20th, 2011
WASHINGTON May 20, 2011- The Federal Communications Commission held its final in a series of Universal Service Fund reform workshops, featuring key industry officials in Omaha, Nebraska on Thursday.
One of the key reforms that the FCC has proposed in its USF reform proposal is the use of reverse auctions as a new mechanism for the distribution of funds.
Telecom and Transportation Should Be Focus of Infrastructure Investments, Says Think Tank
July 28th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 28 – By combining better public information, market mechanisms and smarter systems of subsidization, the government can play a positive role in funding infrastructure investments in telecommunications, according to three reports released Friday by the Brookings Institution.
U.S. Broadband Better Than Reflected in OECD Study, Says FCC Commissioner
July 14th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 14 – A study about broadband adoption by the Phoenix Center is a better gage of United States deployment than the higher-profile reports of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a Republican Federal Communications Commissioner said Monday.