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2014-01-16 23:31:54

The D.C. Circuit Court today struck down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2010 “net neutrality” rule requiring Internet service providers to treat all traffic across their networks the same – discriminating against none and favoring none. The court also, however, ruled the FCC may impose its net neutrality rule if it reclassifies broadband as a “common carrier” as it does telephone service. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The D.C. Circuit Court today struck...

2014-01-16 12:26:25

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of secured, cloud-based, enterprise-wide solutions and services in mobile communications management and identity management solutions, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, iSYS LLC (iSYS), has been awarded contracts by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide Wireless Managed Services, including...

2014-01-15 12:24:03

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlson Wireless Technologies (CWT) announced today that The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified the company's RuralConnect TV white space (TVWS) radio system for use with the Spectrum Bridge TV white spaces database. This certification brings to market the world's first affordable long-distance, non-line-of-site (NLOS) fixed wireless broadband system. Designed using flexible software-defined architecture and dynamic...

2014-01-14 23:28:13

3PV offers new and enhanced features for ETCs to recertify Lifeline customers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Third Party Verification (3PV), Inc., the leader in third party verification and Lifeline services, today announced that it is expanding its offerings for ETCs for Lifeline recertification. 3PV has been providing Lifeline sign-up and recertification services for over 10 years. The company’s experience comes from providing Lifeline Recertification Services to ETCs and in...

2014-01-14 16:27:19

Verizon Reiterates Commitment to Open Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Randal Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Earlier today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The court rejected Verizon's position that Congress did not give the Federal...

Court Rules Against FCC Net Neutrality
2014-01-14 14:08:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Washington appeals court ruled that the Federal Communications Commissions’s (FCC) net neutrality rules are invalid. The court’s decision could affect the future of the Internet. With the FCC’s net neutrality laws in place, Internet Service Providers (ISP) are unable to discriminate how and what content a user wishes to access. However, without this accountability, ISPs will able to make sites like Hulu slower than other sites...

2014-01-14 12:30:29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband for America released the following statement after today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia: "In 2004, the Federal Communications Commission laid out a statement of Internet freedoms to guide policy. At that time, the members of Broadband for America (BFA) endorsed those freedoms, and have always abided by them. We have built our Internet services on this foundation of openness. Today's decision...

2014-01-13 12:31:29

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Computech, Inc. today announced that its Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). Process Strategies, Inc. performed the appraisal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/PH45118LOGO ) CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately...

2014-01-07 23:20:50

New Probiotic monograph and a standard to authenticate skim milk powder lead proposals for the Food Chemicals Codex, First Supplement to the Ninth Edition. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is proposing new monographs and introducing a new standard for authentication of skim milk powder to be included in its Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), First Supplement to the Ninth Edition. Manufacturers and other parties are encouraged to comment on proposed...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.