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Dingell Opposes Broadband Reclassification

WASHINGTON July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Democrat John Dingell said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Unveils Proposed Rules for Emergency Connectivity Fund

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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Rosenworcel Says Anti-Muni Network Legislation Unfair, Hopes States Change Their Tune

FCC acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said she hopes state legislatures change stance on muni builds.

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2010 – In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Rep John Dingell (D- MI) said that the chairman should abandon his effort to reclassify broadband. In a response chairman Genachowski said that while he looks forward to working with Congress to a update the communications act key feels that these actions need to occur quickly and cannot wait for Congress to complete its deliberation.

He also clarified that the notice seeks comment as to reclassifying broadband services as telecommunications services which are currently regulated under Title II of the Communications Act.

In a response to Genachowski’s letter Representative Dingell still believed that the commission should abandon its reclassification efforts due to the fact that this issue will be hurried and will not stand up to judicial review.

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