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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...

2014-01-22 08:27:04

Tektronix's Sentry Assure Deployed in Three of Wave Broadband's Cable Systems BEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix (www.tektronix.com), the market leader in broadcast video test, monitoring and analysis solutions, today announced that it is helping Wave Broadband, a cable operator serving more than 400,000 subscribers across the West Coast, to comply with the Commercial Advertising Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act. Wave Broadband has so far deployed Tektronix's...

2014-01-21 23:25:34

Seasoned broadcast and media law attorney joins the firm as it expands and enhances its communications media law practice McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Specialized communications law firm, Marashlian & Donahue, LLC, The CommLaw Group, is very excited to announce the recent expansion and enhancement of its Communications Media Law practice through the hiring of seasoned broadcast and media law attorney, Nathaniel (“Nate”) J. Hardy. Mr. Hardy’s practice encompasses a wide...

2014-01-16 23:31:54

The D.C. Circuit Court today struck down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2010 “net neutrality” rule requiring Internet service providers to treat all traffic across their networks the same – discriminating against none and favoring none. The court also, however, ruled the FCC may impose its net neutrality rule if it reclassifies broadband as a “common carrier” as it does telephone service. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The D.C. Circuit Court today struck...

2014-01-16 12:26:25

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of secured, cloud-based, enterprise-wide solutions and services in mobile communications management and identity management solutions, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, iSYS LLC (iSYS), has been awarded contracts by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide Wireless Managed Services, including...

2014-01-15 12:24:03

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlson Wireless Technologies (CWT) announced today that The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified the company's RuralConnect TV white space (TVWS) radio system for use with the Spectrum Bridge TV white spaces database. This certification brings to market the world's first affordable long-distance, non-line-of-site (NLOS) fixed wireless broadband system. Designed using flexible software-defined architecture and dynamic...

2014-01-14 23:28:13

3PV offers new and enhanced features for ETCs to recertify Lifeline customers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Third Party Verification (3PV), Inc., the leader in third party verification and Lifeline services, today announced that it is expanding its offerings for ETCs for Lifeline recertification. 3PV has been providing Lifeline sign-up and recertification services for over 10 years. The company’s experience comes from providing Lifeline Recertification Services to ETCs and in...

2014-01-14 16:27:19

Verizon Reiterates Commitment to Open Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Randal Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Earlier today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The court rejected Verizon's position that Congress did not give the Federal...

Court Rules Against FCC Net Neutrality
2014-01-14 14:08:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Washington appeals court ruled that the Federal Communications Commissions’s (FCC) net neutrality rules are invalid. The court’s decision could affect the future of the Internet. With the FCC’s net neutrality laws in place, Internet Service Providers (ISP) are unable to discriminate how and what content a user wishes to access. However, without this accountability, ISPs will able to make sites like Hulu slower than other sites...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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