Latest Julius Genachowski Stories

2010-05-11 06:30:00

New TV ads and website aim to highlight adverse effects of government regulation of broadband WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced today a $1.4 million advertising blitz to educate consumers on the harms of looming Internet regulations at the Federal Communications Commission.

2010-05-06 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Tom Tauke, Verizon executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications, on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski's announcement on Thursday (May 6) of a new "Broadband Framework": "Today's FCC announcement raises obvious concerns about whether the chairman is suggesting a path that could ultimately harm consumers and inhibit the innovation and investment he wants to encourage. "In...

2010-05-06 11:12:39

The head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has pledged to use only narrow regulations for high-speed Internet access to ensure the agency has adequate authority to oversee broadband providers without adopting heavy-handed rules.

2010-04-15 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program announced today that Blair Levin, Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Federal Communications Commission, will become a Communications and Society Fellow at the Aspen Institute upon his departure from the Commission on May 7, 2010.

2010-03-24 11:18:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will speak to delegates at the upcoming The Cable Show 2010, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said today.

2010-03-15 12:02:00

Executives from Intel, Dell, eBay, Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft and Others Encouraged by Early Reports of National Broadband Plan WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of chief executives from America's leading innovation companies today urged quick action on the recommendations to come this week on the National Broadband Plan from the Federal Communications Commission.

2010-03-04 14:42:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "In his letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Representative Joe Barton, Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, made clear the vital importance of market-based negotiations in preserving viewers' interests in a competitive and diverse media marketplace.

2010-02-17 12:10:00

Under a new Federal Communications Commission plan unveiled on Tuesday, Internet providers will be required to offer minimum home connection speeds by 2020.

2010-01-07 14:35:00

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is asking lawmakers to extend the time limit on the submission of the national broadband plan by one month.

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