Tag Archive: Julius Genachowski

Dec
16
2011

Auctions in the House

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski this week talked in glowing terms about the House passing legislation that could move the FCC closer to pulling the trigger on a voluntary incentive auction – something the agency has been keen to do, as outlined in the National Broadband Plan. But while such auctions could make more …

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Nov
10
2011

Cablecos Introduce $9.95 Broadband for Low-Income Americans

Some of the nation’s largest cable companies recently announced plans to offer high-speed Internet access for $9.95 a month to eligible families. The campaign is intended to bridge the so-called digital divide by making it more affordable for a larger cross-section of Americans to realize the educational, financial and other benefits that broadband can provide. …

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Oct
14
2011

CAF, CTIA, FCC, ICC & USF

A lot has happened since my last blog. Steve Jobs passed away. Another CTIA show came and went. And Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski provided an update on the status of Universal Service Fund and intercarrier compensation reform. In a speech the day after Jobs’ passing, Genachowski noted the considerable contributions of the Apple …

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Sep
28
2011

The FCC is Coming to Arizona! We Welcome Your Questions

The Federal Communications Commission’s chairman and a commissioner will be in town next week. It’s true. Julius Genachowski and Michael Copps will be gracing our dusty soil on Oct. 3 here in the Phoenix metropolis. The gentlemen will be at Arizona State University to discuss the report “Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape …

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Sep
15
2011

A Spectrum of Thinking

The move to get more spectrum for mobile broadband continues to move forward, but not everybody is jumping on the bandwagon. The House Communications Subcommittee is expected to address spectrum as part of its fall agenda, as noted in a Sept. 6 Multichannel News piece. The aim, according to a committee agenda of its communications …

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