Latest Julius Genachowski Stories

911 Outages During Summer Derechos Get Carriers In Hot Water
2013-01-11 08:38:16

Telecom companies such as Verizon did not abide by their own rules concerning backup power and system design, which resulted in a failure of 911 communications that affected some 2 million people in the aftermath of powerful storms that hit several states last summer.

Text-To-911 Moving Forward
2012-12-07 18:23:38

Fcc Chairman Julius Genachowski has issued an update on the Text-to-911 plan, saying America’s largest carriers are now ready for widespread roll-outs as early as 2013.

FCC Asks FAA To Allow Digital Devices On Planes
2012-12-07 10:03:53

Save the miracle of flight, there’s little to enjoy about air travel. From the security lines to the long waits to the cramped seats, getting from place to place via airplane can be a headache composed of a thousand little nuisances.

Dish Network Wants Wireless, Not On FCC Terms
2012-11-21 11:02:58

The FCC chairman has recently proposed a deal which would give Dish Network the opportunity to enter the wireless market, but so far Dish hasn’t been happy with the details of the offer.

FCC Set To Enact Private-Sector Spectrum Sharing
2012-09-15 07:43:35

Despite an FCC announcement recently regarding wireless spectrum sharing between the US government and the private sector, lawmakers and oversight committees argue that federal officials aren't doing enough to get unused spectrum into commercial hands.

FCC Chair Approves Tiered Pricing For Broadband
2012-05-23 08:27:40

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said Tuesday that he supports tiered broadband internet plans, a growing trend that he claims could be “healthy and beneficial” for broadband and high-tech industries.

CTIA Keynote: Spectrum, Innovation Issues For Wireless Industry
2012-05-08 13:12:26

The wireless industry is poised for growth, however, it has a rather large roadblock that could stop everything: spectrum.

Word of the Day
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.