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2010-12-01 13:14:00

DETROIT, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to recent press reports regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality proposal, the Detroit Regional Chamber issues the following statement in support of the proposal. "Communities across America have felt the adverse affects of a sluggish economy in recent years, and it is no secret metro Detroit has suffered more than most," stated Sandy K. Baruah, president and chief executive officer of the Detroit...

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 12:30:00

Organization applauds the Commission for choosing mainstream compromise over extreme action in net neutrality debate ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shirley Franklin, senior advisor for the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) and former mayor of Atlanta, issued the following statement today regarding a release by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a network neutrality compromise: "Last week, Americans across the country collectively paused to acknowledge and...

2010-12-01 14:50:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today released details about its net neutrality proposal to be considered in December. The following statement is from Kweisi Mfume, Executive Director of the National Medical Association (NMA): "Based on today's announcement by the Federal Communications Commission, the National Medical Association believes the FCC is acting prudently by working to develop a middle ground solution for...

2010-12-01 12:12:00

More extreme Internet regulations would have hindered investment and forestalled growth WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on reports about a forthcoming order from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC),the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) - a broad-based coalition supporting broadband availability and access for all Americans - today released the following statement applauding the Commission for pursuing a reasonable middle ground on the net neutrality...

2010-12-01 11:56:00

Speaker Emeritus of the California State Assembly Highlights Broadband as Key to Overcoming Unemployment Challenges WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Genachowski's announcement today of a proposed middle ground on Internet regulation, Fabian Nunez, Speaker Emeritus of the California State Assembly, released the following statement: "I commend the FCC and Chairman Genachowski for taking a step forward and...

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...

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2010-12-01 12:15:00

Comcast and a networking company that streams online movies from Netflix are in a potential battle for an open Internet. Proponents of "net neutrality," the principal that Internet service providers should treat all Web traffic equally, are closely watching Comcast and Level 3 Communications Inc. The disagreement became public on Monday when Level 3 complained that the cable giant was demanding a "recurring fee" from Level 3 to transmit online movies and other content to Comcast's...

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2010-12-01 06:00:00

US telecom regulators have made recommendations for freeing up more airwave space for wireless services to meet the ever-expanding use of handheld devices. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday unanimously voted to seek out public comment on the agency's proposals that would include the use of at least some broadcast television airwaves for wireless device usage. "The explosive growth of mobile communications threatens to outpace the infrastructure on which it relies,"...


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