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2011-01-07 10:31:10

The nation's top communications regulator said that a booming wireless market threatens to overload U.S. airwaves if the government fails to act swiftly. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski warned that if network congestion continues to grow, "consumer frustration will grow with it." "We're in the early stages of a mobile revolution that is sparking an explosion in wireless traffic. Without action, demand for spectrum will soon outstrip supply," Genachowski...

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2010-12-24 06:15:00

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has proposed that Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal be approved with conditions, the AFP news agency reported on Thursday, citing agency officials speaking on condition of anonymity. While the FCC officials did not disclose specific details about any of the proposed conditions tied to the deal, they said they relate to issues such as access to programming and online video distribution. Genachowski will circulate a draft...

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2010-12-20 06:14:23

A divisive proposal on Internet traffic rules that would allow providers to ration out access to their networks is scheduled to come before the FCC for a vote on Tuesday. The rules would prohibit high-speed Internet providers like Comcast and Verizon Communications from blocking lawful traffic, but are expected to acknowledge their need to manage network congestion and possibly charge consumers based on their Internet usage. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski's...

2010-12-01 12:41:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Chairman Julius Genachowski's remarks, CTIA-The Wireless Association President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Although we have not seen the specific language of the Chairman's proposal, in his remarks, Chairman Genachowski emphasized the appropriateness of recognizing differences between fixed and mobile broadband. While we maintain our...

2010-12-01 11:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CALinnovates.org, a California technology coalition, announced its support of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's new approach toward the divisive issue of net neutrality. "The issue of net neutrality had turned into an argument of extremes, this made our membership very nervous. Any regulation of the Internet is 'make it or break it' and during these tough economic times, we needed any proposed regulation to definitely not break it,"...

2010-12-01 10:45:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Wednesday (Dec. 1) laid out his proposal for rules dealing with the issue of net neutrality. The following statement should be attributed to Tom Tauke, Verizon executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications: "Verizon appreciates the efforts of Chairman Genachowski to seek a consensus on the contentious issue of net neutrality. "The stated objective of this...

2010-10-26 18:38:00

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Letter from James L. Dolan to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. October 26, 2010 The Honorable Julius Genachowski Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, SW Washington, DC 20554 Dear Chairman Genachowski, In the interest of ending the impasse with News Corp. and ensuring that our customers are not deprived of the World Series, I am writing to reconfirm our commitment to a mediation...

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2010-09-02 13:37:47

On Wednesday, U.S. communications regulators delayed a decision on Internet traffic rules, buying more time for the politically sensitive issue ahead of the November elections. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been trying to find harmony for months on a debate over whether high-speed Internet providers should be allowed to give preferential treatment to content providers who pay for faster transmission. Broadband and Internet companies have held a series of meetings this...

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2010-08-17 09:50:00

A group of Democratic congressmen is calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to move forward with their own Net Neutrality rules rather than accept a proposal from Google and Verizon, various media outlets are reporting. Four members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee-- Ed Markey of Massachusetts, Anna Eshoo of California, Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania and Jay Inslee of Washington--sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski on Monday, asking him to "maintain a free...

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2010-06-18 06:05:00

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a significant step on Thursday toward regulating high-speed Internet, wading into a potentially contentious policy dispute that could be tied up in Congress and the courts for years. Over the objections of the agency's two Republican commissioners, the FCC voted 3-to-2 to begin taking public comments on three different plans for broadband Internet regulation.  One path includes a proposal by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, a Democrat,...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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