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2013-09-17 16:26:11

T-Mobile, Alcatel-Lucent and Syniverse Round Out Keynote Agenda LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CCA's Annual Convention opened today with a record crowd listening to a keynote address from Acting Chairwoman of the FCC, Mignon Clyburn, who discussed the positive impact of the 700 MHz interoperability industry solution and the benefits it will bring to consumers and to advancing build-out of broadband. She also discussed the Agency's commitment to modernizing...

2013-09-16 23:02:02

Organization to advocate on spectrum and Universal Service issues Bluffton, IN (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Representatives of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), a membership organization that promotes the development, advancement and unity of the wireless Internet service provider industry, will meet with Congressional and FCC leaders September 17-18 in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting its industry. WISPA representatives include three Board members --...

Verizon Continues To Challenge FCC Over Net Neutrality
2013-09-16 07:40:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net Neutrality is being debated once again in Washington as Verizon challenges regulations that prevent it favoring high paying customers. Earlier this month, the telecommunications carrier argued in court to be allowed to regulate for itself what is broadcast on its network and at what speed. In 2010 the FCC approved the “Open Internet” rule, which prohibits corporations from determining what is allowed on the Internet. Verizon...

2013-09-12 08:38:09

Company selected to provide cloud hosting and managed services WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a cloud hosting contract from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that could be worth nearly $1.1 million over the next three years. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090602/DA26511LOGO) The delivery order was awarded to Savvis Federal Systems Inc., a CenturyLink company. The company will provide managed, scalable...

Net Neutrality Case Heats Up As FCC Seeks Internet Regulation
2013-09-10 07:54:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Net neutrality takes center stage again this week as the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit began hearing oral arguments on Monday challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to regulate the Internet. At issue in the case, which pits Verizon Communications against the FCC, is whether the commission has the right to step in and regulate Internet-related matters. A three-judge panel will...

2013-09-09 08:32:33

First of Three xMax Products in FCC Testing to Achieve Certification for Nationwide Deployment and Sale SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW; AIM: XGTU.L, XGT.L), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, is pleased to announce that its xMod mobile hotspot has received U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification to allow for nationwide distribution and sale...

2013-08-28 08:25:23

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stateside Associates announces that John Howell has joined the firm as Vice President of Regulatory Services. He leads the division responsible for providing Stateside's branded regulatory intelligence services-Regulatory Forecasting(SM) and RegulationALERT(SM). He will also provide clients with regulatory issue management services including strategic planning, advocacy and work with state and local officials Groups. (Photo:...

2013-08-13 16:27:38

Onus Should be on "Bad Apple" Carriers That Exploit Federal Cell Phone Program for Low-Income Americans; Common-Sense Step to Ban Same-Day Distribution of Lifeline Wireless Phones Would Help Preserve Program Vital to Seniors, Vets, People of Color, and Others. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made progress in 2012 when it enacted reforms to address abuses in the wireless Lifeline program that is essential for millions of...

2013-08-13 16:25:08

DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, indicated that it would oppose the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) proposal to dramatically reduce inmate calling rates, eliminate payments to prisons and jails for commissions, and weaken corrections-related security. On Friday, August 9, 2013, the FCC approved, by a 2-1 vote, with a strong dissent from one Commissioner, an Order imposing unprecedented...

2013-08-13 12:31:49

Data Filed with FCC Shows "Significant" Decline in Wireless 9-1-1 Location Delivery in Major California Cities VENTURA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CALNENA, the California Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association, today filed extensive data with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) showing that more than half of all California wireless 9-1-1 calls in five geographic areas were delivered to public safety answering points (PSAPs) without location...