Tag Archive: broadband regulatory reform

Apr
27
2011

Committee Suggests Broadband Plan of aTAC

A group called the Technical Advisory Council (TAC) earlier this week unveiled eight recommendations for the commission that its members believe are key near-term opportunities for promoting innovation, competition, and job creation in the technology sector.  TAC was formed last year to advise the FCC. It’s headed by Tom Wheeler, a former Cellular Telecommunications Industry …

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Feb
08
2011

FCC to Vote on USF, Intercarrier Compensation Reform Today

It’s a big day for telecommunications and broadband regulatory reform. The Federal Communications Commission in its meeting today expects to vote on rules to modernize the Universal Service Fund and intercarrier compensation. This effort, which I’m told has bipartisan support, will have wide-ranging impacts on the world of communications. Not only does it aim to …

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Feb
03
2011

Former FCC Chairman Martin Lays Claim to Net Neutrality

While most of the rest of the country is under piles of snow, sliding on ice and under rain showers, I’m spending the week in sunny Miami at the ITEXPO show. The keynote lineup last night featured Kevin Martin. And, interestingly, the former FCC chairman took ownership of what the current commission is doing on …

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