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2014-08-26 08:35:07

Large Majority Support FCC Rule Requiring Carriers to Provide Accurate Indoor Locations, Want Rule Enforced in

2014-08-26 08:28:31

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has filed formal comments calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable because the deal "is not at all in the public interest." "The consolidation of the largest cable television providers would create a media juggernaut that would stifle completion and hurt consumers who would ultimately pay higher prices for even worse service," wrote...

2014-08-25 16:29:07

Deal Would Give Comcast Unprecedented Market Power & Lead To Higher Prices and Fewer Choices For Consumers WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty-five organizations representing consumers, content producers, and social justice and democracy-reform advocates called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today to reject the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. The FCC is currently reviewing the deal to determine whether it serves the...

2014-08-19 12:34:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) Senior Vice President of Public Policy Michael Rouleau today issued the following statement following the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) special access data collection request. The request will help expedite the FCC's review of incumbent business broadband service providers' market power: "tw telecom applauds the OMB for its approval of the...

2014-08-18 20:23:17

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the following statement to CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "We continue to believe that the incentive auction will be a win for broadcasters, wireless companies and consumers, and that the FCC's order strikes the right balance to ensure that consumers emerge as winners....

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Protecting Mobile Privacy
2014-08-17 04:37:58

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net neutrality laws and the protection of an open and equal Internet are subjects that arouse passions, and some heavyweights have entered the debate recently with President Obama and the New York Times joining large numbers of Internet users speaking out in support of equality on the Web. The job of overseeing regulation falls to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), who Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has...

2014-08-08 12:28:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the FCC's August Open Meeting, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann released the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "CTIA and its member companies have a strong record of enhancing public safety so that wireless consumers, including the deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired communities, can reach 911 in their...

2014-08-06 23:05:34

GoDigital's Jason Peterson Comments On Net Neutrality and Its Impact on US Growth Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 GoDigital Chairman Jason Peterson, who oversees five media/tech companies, warns in a letter sent today to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler of the negative consequences to both consumers and US business if issues on Net Neutrality are not quickly solved with a “balanced” approach. The letter in its entirety can be seen here. “Net Neutrality is not just the foremost...

2014-08-06 12:25:47

Full-Featured Captioning Capabilities for Live, Long- & Short-Form Content Enables Broadcasters to Meet All FCC Accessibility Requirements Far Ahead of Deadline MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvato, the complete TV Everywhere platform provider, today announced that its turnkey video platform is fully compliant with the latest FCC closed-captioning mandates for IP-delivered content per the agency's July 11(th) ruling regarding online broadcast of short-form clips...

2014-07-28 16:28:45

Assoc. Warns Fast Lanes Leave Older New Yorkers at Disadvantage; Urges FCC to Keep Internet Fair & Equal NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing the more than one million comments filed over the proposal. AARP is weighing in on the debate over Net Neutrality, laying out the potential negative effect "fast lanes" would have...


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