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2013-07-25 16:29:14

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A yearlong effort convened by the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) demonstrates the futility of crafting codes of conduct through a voluntary multi-stakeholder process and the way participants were asked their opinion of the proposed code makes a mockery of the effort, Consumer Watchdog said today. President Obama must propose detailed privacy legislation -- something he called for...

Pentagon To Open Up Wireless Spectrum For Private Sector Use
2013-07-24 08:52:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Department of Defense (DoD) said on Tuesday it could transition its operations out of the 1755-1780 MHz frequency band to make the spectrum available for private sector use, the Wall Street Journal reports. In a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, the Pentagon said it could relinquish the spectrum "while ensuring no...

2013-07-18 12:24:06

Economic and Consumer -focused Objectives Key to Progressive Broadband Agenda WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The administration and Congress need to adopt a progressive broadband policy agenda that balances respect for the private investment that has built the nation's broadband infrastructure with the need to realize the Internet's full promise as a form of social infrastructure, says a new report released today by the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). The...

2013-07-15 23:02:48

To better educate policymakers around the world about the economic and social benefits presented by an increasingly information-rich world, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has established the Center for Data Innovation. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The unprecedented volume of data generated by today's computing infrastructure is transforming our society and creating significant opportunities for innovation in numerous fields from healthcare to...

2013-07-12 23:35:35

Andrews Osborne Academy, a coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school, is pleased to announce the newly formed Office of Institutional Advancement. Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Andrews Osborne Academy(AOA), a coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school, is pleased to announce the newly formed Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA). The OIA combines the Marketing and Development Departments to concentrate our efforts in raising awareness of our...

2013-07-11 04:20:54

LONDON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coms plc (COMS) is pleased to announce its participation in a major countrywide HM Government backed initiative as follows: - Coms plc has signed an exclusive Joint Venture agreement with YourForum to assist the national 'push' for Central Government and Local Authorities to provide Broadband services across the country. - In addition to broadband services a Smart Monitor software package...

2013-07-01 12:31:56

NeoNova to Lead ISP Services for both Companies HERNDON, Va. and RALEIGH, N.C., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) and NeoNova Holdings (NeoNova) today announced that NRTC has acquired 100% ownership of NeoNova; the price and terms of the transaction were not announced. NeoNova will remain headquartered in Raleigh and will lead the operation, expansion and further development of ISP and related businesses for NeoNova and...

2013-06-20 23:15:32

As part of its annual process, the NTIA is seeking expressions of interest to fill any vacancies on the Board at the time certain initial appointments expire on August 19, 2013. Bluffton, IN (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), a membership organization that promotes the development, advancement and unity of the wireless Internet service provider industry, today announced that it has endorsed, Forbes Mercy, Vice President and Legislative Chair...

2013-06-14 16:25:30

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House released President Obama's memorandum on spectrum policy today (June 14), and Verizon Communications issued the following statement: "Today's presidential memorandum is another positive step toward setting a national spectrum policy. Further exploring ways for federal government-spectrum users to more efficiently use spectrum they have been assigned, as well as for developing appropriate sharing between commercial- and...

2013-06-12 08:26:32

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, in-depth white paper highlights the increased risk that telecommunications customers in rural regions will be the victims of a growing digital divide. State USF White Paper: New Rural Investment Challenges is authored by Michael Balhoff and Bradley Williams, both respected investment professionals with more than 35 combined years in providing telecommunications investment consultation. "We believe that carriers providing advanced...