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Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-02-03 08:24:41

Chairman to Make First Public Remarks to Competitive Wireless Industry WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) today announced that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will deliver opening keynote remarks at CCA's 2014 Global Expo, taking place March 25-28, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Chairman Wheeler will speak on Wednesday, March 26 at 10:15am Central Time. CCA's Global Expo is the first wireless industry event to host remarks from the new...

2014-01-31 12:28:26

The following statement may be attributed to Mayo Flynt, President, AT&T Mississippi JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a big step forward in approving geographic trials that will allow consumers to move to an all-IP, or Internet-based, network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) This move is important here in Mississippi as we seek to create economic opportunities and increase...

2014-01-31 12:28:25

The following statement may be attributed to Fred McCallum, President, AT&T Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to move forward with geographic trials shows a recognition that the future of our country will be greatly enriched by economic growth and innovation that will be generated by the evolution to an all-IP, or internet-based, network. (Logo:...

2014-01-31 12:23:30

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Beth Shiroishi, President of AT&T-Georgia: Yesterday's decision by the FCC to move forward with geographic trials signifies a recognition that the future of America will be greatly enriched by economic growth and innovation that will be generated by the evolution to an all-IP Network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) Georgia has benefited from the strong...

2014-01-31 08:27:53

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The following statement may be attributed to Joe York, President of AT&T-Florida (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) The decision by the FCC to move forward with geographic trials signifies a recognition that the future of America will be greatly enriched by economic growth and innovation that will be generated by the evolution to an all-IP Network. Florida has benefited from the strong vision of...

2014-01-30 20:24:06

Unanimous Decision Paves Way for Next-Generation Broadband Networks to Benefit Technology Companies and Consumers SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CALinnovates today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to approve test trials of the transition to all-Internet networks. Executive Director Mike Montgomery said: Today's FCC vote will go down in history as the beginning of the next great digital...

2014-01-30 16:24:12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) presentation at its January open meeting on the Broadcast Incentive Auction, please attribute this statement to CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA welcomes today's FCC update on the timeline and project plan for the broadcast television incentive auction. The incentive auction is critical to unleashing...

2014-01-28 16:22:38

Will provide channel sharing data to the FCC so that broadcasters may remain over-the-air and maintain service to viewers while benefiting from auction proceeds of the spectrum they choose to relinquish LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Los Angeles television stations KLCS and KJLA announced today a channel sharing pilot project that responds to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recent request to...

2014-01-27 23:01:05

A federal court overturned the FCC's right to ensure equal access to the web. Technologist Jason Hennessey says the decision could cripple the market. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “NET neutrality” suffered a major blow last week when a federal court overturned the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) right to enforce level, open internet access. Jason Hennessey of EverSpark Interactive says the decision could profoundly change the digital marketplace—and hamper free...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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