Posts Tagged ‘Rick Kaplan’

‘The Wired Home and Wireless Policy’ Breakfast – Convergence Legislation and Consumer Adoption

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband TV, Broadband Updates, FCC, FCC Comments, Mobile Broadband, Spectrum, The Innovation Economy, Wireless January 19th, 2012

WASHINGTON January 17, 2012 – kicked off a new year of the Broadband Breakfast Club fresh off the heals of the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas with a Breakfast on “The Wired Home and Wired Policy” featuring the Presidents of four major technology and telecommunications trade associations and the Wireless Telecommunication Bureau Chief of […] Hosts Broadband Breakfast Club Event ‘The Wired Home and Wireless Policy’ Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 in Washington, DC

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband Calendar, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Wireless January 10th, 2012

WASHINGTON, Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 – The internet policy news and events service will hold its January 2012 Broadband Breakfast Club event ‘The Wired Home and Wireless Policy‘ on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 am. American and Continental breakfasts […]

AT&T’s Newly Proposed Economic Model For Merger Riles Opposition

FCC, Media ownership, Mobile Broadband, Wireless July 28th, 2011

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 – Sen. Al Franken (D-MN.) sent a filing to the Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice Tuesday requesting the denial of the merger between wireless carriers AT&T and T-Mobile.

Less than 24 hours after AT&T submitted its most recent economic model to the FCC and DOJ for the proposed merger with T-Mobile, the junior senator from Minnesota weighed in on the conflict, stating that the merger would drive up prices for consumers and likely cost thousands of jobs.

FCC Announces Shakeups in Division Posts

FCC, People June 8th, 2011

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 –The Federal Communications Commission announced a flurry of new hiring in some of the agency’s top spots this week with new blood due to take over three of the Commission’s upper-level posts.

Tuesday Rick Kaplan as the new Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. On Monday, Robert Naylor was announced as the new Chief Information Officer, and Marius Schwartz as the new Chief Economist in the Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis (OSP).
The recent lineup change by the FCC was announced in three separate press releases in less than 24 hours.

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