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2013-10-30 16:31:23

Encourages new FCC Chairman and Commissioner to tackle spectrum auctions and IP Trials SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CALinnovates today issued the following statements in light of the unanimous Senate approval of Tom Wheeler to be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Michael O'Rielly for FCC Commissioner. Executive Director Mike Montgomery said: <blockquote> I'm delighted that Tom Wheeler has finally been confirmed as FCC...

2013-10-30 12:27:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday night (Oct. 29), the Senate confirmed the nominations of Tom Wheeler for FCC chairman and Mike O'Rielly for FCC commissioner. The following statement should be attributed to Randal S. Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Verizon congratulates Mr. Wheeler and Mr. O'Rielly on the confirmation of their nominations to the FCC. There are a number of pressing policy issues in the communications...

2013-10-24 12:25:07

BALTIMORE, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ("Sinclair" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SBGI) commented today on a recent anti-consolidation "report" by the so-called "public interest" group, Free Press, that misrepresents not only the completely legal actions by numerous broadcast companies, but also the impact of such structures on news coverage in local markets. Such statements are particularly egregious given that Sinclair reached out to Craig Aaron, the...

2013-10-22 23:24:31

PossibleNOW, the leading provider of compliance and preference management solutions for direct marketers, offers a Wireless E-Signature Compliance Application that enables compliance with the new prior express written consent regulation from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 PossibleNOW, the leading provider of compliance and preference management solutions for direct marketers, offers a Wireless E-Signature Compliance Application that...

2013-10-22 08:30:44

Patented, Multi-Screen Video Ad Insertion Platform Now Supports Closed Captioning to Comply With FCC Regulations TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unicorn Media, the market leader in Internet video solutions that allow the world's largest publishers to dynamically insert video ads on IP-enabled devices, today announced that the company supports multi-screen closed captions in compliance with expanding FCC regulations affecting Internet video content. The company's...

2013-10-21 23:30:16

Anchor Mobile is urging all mobile marketers to review current practices to comply with the new Telephone and Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) guidelines that go into effect October 16th. Saint Louis MO (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The TCPA is changing the rules again. Starting October 16, 2013, revised rules under the Telephone and Consumer Protection Act will go into effect. The changes will require a written consent for autodialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls and text messages to cell...

2013-10-16 23:33:46

The Federal Communication Commission's more stringent Telephone Consumer Protection Act rules take effect October 16, 2013. TCPA attorney Sergei Lemberg says that the new regulations, which mandate that businesses obtain prior written consent before sending text messages or robocalls to cell phones, are a victory for consumers. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Consumer attorney Sergei Lemberg (http://www.SueSpamTexters.com, http://www.Do-Not-Call-Complaints.com) welcomes...

2013-10-13 23:01:08

New rules to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will provide "challenges" to the industry, according to an analysis by mobile marketing consulting firm Engaging Results Communications. Madison, Wis. (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Companies that run mobile (SMS) marketing campaigns will face a new hurdle on Wednesday when the FCC’s update to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act takes effect. The law will now require advertisers to obtain and hold unambiguous written consent from...

2013-10-12 23:00:09

What’s next for xG Technology? Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 xG Technology passed FCC testing with their xVM and xAP Cognitive Radio Networking Equipment. XVM receives FCC Certification. xAP is awaiting final certification paperwork, according to this xG Technology press release, Sept 25. Tech analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Several years ago xG Technology...

2013-10-07 23:27:39

Harris Communications’ new line of cell phone repeaters are in full compliance with new FCC regulations. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Harris Communications, a leader in cell phone repeaters and bi directional antennas, has announced plans to revamp parts of their products to comply with new FCC Regulations. The regulations are set to take effect in the coming months. Harris Communications specializes in cell phone repeaters parts and services for strengthening cell...