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2014-03-28 12:23:31

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Los Angeles television stations KLCS and KJLA released today their channel sharing pilot project report (PDF), which clearly proved channel sharing is feasible, and is a technically viable option for broadcasters with minimal impact for viewers. For stations interested in sharing a single six MHz radiofrequency channel, the results show how to successfully navigate numerous technical...

2014-03-24 23:26:17

RF Safe warns consumers that not keeping the required distance specified in a phone user manual between the device and user can result in unsafe levels of cell phone radiation exposure. Lawmakers have already passed Senate and House Bills to alert consumers of cell phone radiation levels on retail packaging at point of sale. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 RF Safe, the world's leading provider of proven cell phone radiation safety solutions has issued a consumer alert that...

2014-03-24 16:22:38

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $55 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner because the deal "violates antitrust laws and is not 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...

2014-03-20 16:25:37

Change in structure will have an immaterial impact BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that it has submitted the attached letter to the Federal Communications Commission in order to meet certain objections the FCC has to shared services agreements in particular and to shared agreements generally which are coupled with a contingent financial interest, such as a guarantee or an option. If the proposed restructuring is...

2014-03-06 16:25:47

STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications today released the following statement in response to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's announcement regarding his proposal to limit joint retransmission consent negotiations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO "The chief factor in rising cable rates for consumers is the increasing cost of programming. Broadcasters jointly negotiating retransmission consent agreements has contributed not only to...

2014-03-05 23:03:22

The latest specifications for the identity and purity of about 1,200 food ingredients, including test methods and key guidance on critical issues, are included in the new Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), Ninth Edition. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The latest specifications for the identity and purity of about 1,200 food ingredients, including test methods and key guidance on critical issues, are included in the new Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), Ninth Edition. Published by the U.S....

2014-03-03 23:26:26

Tahlequah, Oklahoma has the distinction of being the model for expansion of high speed, broadband services in rural communities. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Rural Broadband Services Corporation (RBSC) is a privately held corporation specializing in “Rapid Deployment Technology.” RBSC uses FCC Wireless Spectrum licenses, and state of the art fiber optic wired networks, “shared infrastructure for broadband and Smart Grid applications” for rural America. RBSC offers...

2014-02-28 23:02:10

Expert Guide Becomes a Key Resource for Wireless and Utility Industry Risk and Compliance Managers Greenville, NC (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lawrence Behr Associates, Inc., the technical consulting unit of LBA Group, Inc., announced the release of a comprehensive guide on new Federal Communication Commission (FCC) AM protection rules. The FCC’s Policies and Rules Regarding AM Radio Service Directional Antenna Performance Verification, MM Docket No. 93-177, FCC 13-115, went into effect on...

2014-02-21 23:00:13

MarketReportsChina.com adds “Research and Forecast of China Oil Refining Catalyst Market, 2014-2018” report to its research database. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 In 2013, the global oil refining catalyst market scale reached USD 3.13 billion with the average annual growth of 2%. Among that, the hydrogenation catalyst had the scale of USD 1.066 billion with the average annual growth of 2.36%; the FCC catalyst had the scale of USD 907 million with the average annual growth of...

US Regulators Seek New Open Internet Rules For Net Neutrality
2014-02-20 11:37:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday US regulators called for new “Open Internet” rules after a court ruling struck down much of the so-called “net neutrality” provisions. Net neutrality is the principal that Internet service providers should treat all data on their networks equally. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will not appeal the January 14 court ruling by the US Court of Appeals in the DC Circuit in Washington that...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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