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2014-04-08 12:26:24

Database is Key Element to Reform Efforts and Protecting the Integrity of the Program WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifeline Connects, a coalition of eligible telecommunications carriers committed to advancing the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) goal of preserving the integrity of the Lifeline Low-Income program, today released the following statement on the FCC's launch of the National Lifeline Accountability Database, also known as the NLAD or "No...

2014-04-08 08:37:54

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceannate Corp today announced that the company has filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of the Petition for Rulemaking of ACA International. Ceannate's comments were filed jointly with several major professional groups in the postsecondary education sector including the Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations (COHEAO), National Association of College and University Business...

FedEx Shipping 65M Years' Worth Of History Across America: Exclusive
2014-04-04 08:02:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online FedEx is no stranger to shipping important artifacts and precious cargo around the world, such as the advanced technological equipment used for the search for Amelia Earhart’s Model 10 Electra airplane and the movement of two pairs of endangered giant pandas from China to Scotland and France. However, the shipper’s latest adventure is a project 65 million years in the making. Later this month, FedEx Custom Critical (FCC) will...

2014-04-03 20:21:53

Gray Closes on Lockwood Transaction, Plans for Second Quarter Closing of Remaining Transactions ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray" or "we" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it has received all government approvals for all of its previously announced television station acquisitions, including those involving Hoak Media, LLC ("Hoak"). On November 20, 2013, Gray announced agreements with Hoak and separate agreements by which...

2014-04-02 23:30:24

Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah! Northeastern State University (NSU), local businesses, colleges, tribal organizations and regional banks are now getting the light that comes...

2014-04-02 08:42:30

FlexPro and TriFlex 4G Boosters, For Homes and Offices, Ship in April FREMONT, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SureCall®, formerly Cellphone-Mate, a leading maker of cellphone signal boosters, announced today that the FCC has certified three home and office boosters under the commission's new regulatory and technical standards. The three models are the FlexPro(TM), which boosts 2G and 3G signals for all major U.S. carriers, and two TriFlex(TM) 2G/3G/4G carrier-specific...

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2014-04-01 05:00:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously on Monday to make 100 MHz of unlicensed spectrum in the 5GHz band more accessible to accelerate the growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technologies. The move means that indoor Wi-Fi routers, which currently occupy part of the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, will be able to accommodate greater amounts of traffic at higher speeds. Users will also experience less network congestion...

2014-03-31 16:28:43

STAMFORD, Conn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today released the following statement in response to today's FCC Actions on Retransmission Consent and Wi-Fi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO "Charter applauds and thanks Chairman Wheeler and each of the Commissioners for adopting rules today that will greatly benefit consumers. First, by prohibiting collusive joint negotiation of retransmission consent agreements...

2014-03-31 12:33:16

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) March 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 applauds the Commission for taking action today on two key spectrum items that will expand the availability of spectrum for licensed and unlicensed use, and bring significant...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'