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2013-08-09 16:23:30

FORT MYERS, Fla., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConsCallHome, a division of Millicorp, released the following statements in appreciation of Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn's initiative in providing relief to inmates and their friends and families from egregiously high prison phone rates. The issue of prison telephone reform has been before the Federal Communication Commission for over a decade. Under the leadership of Chairwoman Clyburn, it not only has become a priority...

2013-08-06 23:24:48

Harris Communications’ brand new line of cell phone repeater boosters are already fully compliant with the new 2014 FCC guidelines. Full details are available online at http://harriscommunications.net. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Harris Communications has introduced a new line cell phone repeater boosters that fully meet all of the specifications of the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming regulations aimed at reducing interference with wireless cellular networks...

2013-08-02 12:27:18

August 6 iNACOL webinar explores solutions for E-Rate reform, gaps in broadband access WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 6, 2013, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) will host a webinar to explore recently announced plans to update the Federal Communications Commission's E-Rate program. As more schools adopt new learning models powered by blended and online...

2013-08-01 20:21:51

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, President Barack Obama nominated Mike O'Rielly to serve as a commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission. The following statement should be attributed to Craig Silliman, Verizon senior vice president, public policy: "Verizon congratulates Mike O'Rielly on his nomination to serve as commissioner at the FCC. His experience and public service are tremendous assets that will prove invaluable as the commission addresses...

2013-07-30 23:25:41

Harris Communications’ superior cell phone signal boosters are already in full compliance with new 2014 FCC regulations. Detailed information is now available online at http://harriscommunications.net. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Harris Communications’ new line of cell phone repeaters is providing the answer for companies and individuals looking to meet the Federal Communications Commission’s regulations governing bidirectional amplifiers (also known as a cell phone repeaters...

2013-07-30 08:21:33

First Ka-band license for air mobility in U.S. another step toward high-speed Internet for airline passengers CARLSBAD, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCC has granted a Blanket License Radio Station Authorization for Ka-band aeronautical earth stations to ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT), providing regulatory approval for airborne Ka-band services over all 50 U.S. states. The 15-year, renewable license permits operation of the ViaSat Mantarray, low-profile airborne antenna on the...

2013-07-29 08:24:56

BALTIMORE, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the stock of Perpetual Corporation and the equity interest of Charleston Television, LLC, both owned and controlled by the Allbritton family ("Allbritton"), for an aggregate purchase price of $985.0 million. The Allbritton stations consist of seven ABC Network affiliates, covering 4.9% of the U.S. TV...

2013-07-24 23:19:14

Harris Communications' new line of FCC compliant Cellular signal repeaters can be viewed online at http://harriscommunications.net. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Harris Communications has introduced the latest innovation in cell phone repeater boosters designed to meet all specifications of new regulations set to go into effect March 1, 2014, by the Federal Communications Commission. The new line of cell phone repeaters will reduce interference with wireless networks across...

2013-07-24 12:31:15

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) release of its Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS), CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "It's encouraging the FCC is moving forward with its Advanced Wireless Services NPRM. The spectrum blocks identified by...

Pentagon To Open Up Wireless Spectrum For Private Sector Use
2013-07-24 08:52:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Department of Defense (DoD) said on Tuesday it could transition its operations out of the 1755-1780 MHz frequency band to make the spectrum available for private sector use, the Wall Street Journal reports. In a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, the Pentagon said it could relinquish the spectrum "while ensuring no...