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2014-05-15 12:31:36

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' remand of the FCC's 2010 net neutrality order. The following statement should be attributed to Randal S. Milch, executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel of Verizon: "Verizon has long been committed to an open Internet for a simple reason: Our customers demand it. This was true before the FCC ever...

2014-05-15 08:42:25

Remarks Made as the FCC is Set to Make Critical Decisions about Broadband Services WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two experts in North American telecommunications policy each issued clear warnings about government policy that diverts from the framework that has allowed the Internet to flourish and promote innovation. The speakers, former official for the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) official Angela Giancarlo, and Dr. Ramiro Tovar Landa, Director of...

2014-05-15 00:23:05

An Alliance of Television and New Media Content Creators Releases Statement Warning That Agency's Authority Should Be Established First LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors is an alliance of television and new media content creators that strives to elevate program quality in television and new media by promoting and protecting the artistic, intellectual and economic rights of producers, writers & directors. www.caucus.org....

2014-05-13 16:22:52

Twenty-Eight CEOs Argue Title II Classification Will Impede Investment and Job Creation WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set to unveil a revised net neutrality proposal on Thursday, twenty-eight CEOs from America's top broadband Internet companies today sent a letter to the agency urging Commissioners to maintain the light touch regulatory approach that has helped create millions of jobs and vastly improved consumer choice....

FCC Chairman Floats Revised Net Neutrality Plan
2014-05-13 07:36:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Under strong public criticism, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is scrambling to salvage his controversial net neutrality plan unveiled last month, which would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies such as Netflix for faster access into US households. According to agency officials, Wheeler is circulating a revised plan that includes new language with assurances that broadband...

2014-05-09 16:27:06

Firm Calls on New FCC Chairman to Put an End to Political Text Message Spam WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Revolution Messaging, the political industry leader in calling for a crackdown on text and mobile spammers, applauded the FCC for hitting GOP spammers with a $2.9 million fine this week. The watchdog firm called on the new FCC chairman to clarify and strictly enforce anti-spam laws to protect American consumers from political text message spam once and for all....

net neutrality concerns
2014-05-09 05:07:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two Democrats serving on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expressed serious concerns this week about Chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality proposal, which would reestablish new rules for Internet traffic after a federal court ruling overturned the FCC’s 2010 regulations. The objections by Democrat Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel coincide with a letter issued Wednesday by Amazon, Google, Facebook,...

2014-05-02 23:09:51

May 1, 2014 was the deadline for all cellular signal booster manufacturers to comply with new FCC rules and SmoothTalker is ready. Aurora, Ontario (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 When SmoothTalker http://www.smoothtalker.com, released the first FCC approved cellular signal booster in 2001, consumers had no options to boost their cellular signal and stay connected in the toughest areas. Since that time SmoothTalker has been providing the marketplace and carriers with the best performing cellular...

2014-05-01 23:05:45

Owners, investors, strategic advisors and professionals from across the industry will explore the issues and opportunities that are most pressing in today's broadcast market. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Announced today, registration is now open for the 31st Annual SNL Kagan TV and Radio Finance Summit to be held on June 3 in New York City. Produced by SNL Knowledge Center, SNL’s career development resource, the summit will feature over 25 speakers including two keynotes...

2014-04-29 23:20:06

Global futurist Jack Uldrich returns to Washington DC to present the keynote, "The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow's Transformational Trends, Today" to the Farm and Credit Services 2014 Conference. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The power of knowledge fuels smart, strategic decision-making and direction. What better way to address intelligent decision making than to engage a futurist like Jack Uldrich who makes a living looking at emerging...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.