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2010-01-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Commenting on the FCC's Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) on net neutrality, Kristine van Dillen, director of industry initiatives and partnerships for the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) (www.mmaglobal.com), issued the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090715/LA46363LOGO) The MMA will continue to take a proactive and cooperative role with...

2010-01-15 11:20:00

Diversity Leaders Come Together to Call upon FCC for Concrete Analysis on the Impact of Net Neutrality on Minority Communities WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from 23 national organizations representing the Hispanic, Asian-American, African-American and Disability communities yesterday called upon the FCC to address their concerns that the impact of the proposed network neutrality regulations on unserved and underserved communities has not been adequately studied....

2010-01-14 18:41:00

Free-Market Advocates Argue Regulations Are Unnecessary, Harmful, and Unauthorized WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Massive government intrusion into the free and open operation of the Internet by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is not only unnecessary, but would almost certainly harm this monument to entrepreneurship and freedom," according to Internet Freedom Coalition Chairman Phil Kerpen. The Internet Freedom Coalition (IFC) is an ad hoc coalition of...

2010-01-14 15:37:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has delivered a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opposing proposed network neutrality regulation. The state lawmakers expressed serious concerns that the unintended consequences of the proposed federal regulatory expansion into the Internet will harm states' economies. ALEC's letter was signed by 91 legislators from 36 states. (Logo:...

2010-01-14 12:10:00

Files letter urging Commission to focus latest reform efforts on broadband expansion rather than net neutrality WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Distance Learning Association issued a response today with the Federal Communications Commission urging the commissioners to expand access to affordable, high-speed broadband service for thousands of Americans who rely on internet access for educational opportunities. They also warned the commission that efforts to...

2010-01-11 17:11:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The issues of copyright, Net neutrality and the national broadband plan will collide at BroadbandBreakfast.com's National Town Hall Webcast on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has confirmed that he will offer video remarks to kick off the Town Hall Webcast, by http://BroadbandBreakfast.com. The event is on track to be the definitive Washington gathering: Where the telecom, media and...

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2010-01-09 08:32:13

A three-judge federal appeals court panel questioned on Friday whether the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has the authority to impose "net neutrality" requirements on Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable TV and broadband Internet provider. The hearing involved a legal dispute between the FCC and Comcast over the agency's push to draft rules that would require Internet providers to give equal treatment to all data transmitted across their networks.   The FCC's rules...

2010-01-05 05:53:00

Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse receive top scores overall; February report also features Ratings of service-bundling YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fiber-optic service providers for Internet, TV and phone services scored tops overall in Consumer Reports' latest survey of telecom services. Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse, whose networks are fiber-optic based, received top scores for Internet and TV service and were among the better phone providers. Results of...

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2009-11-27 07:30:00

The European Parliament has adopted legislation giving phone and internet users broader rights than they had before. In the internet arena, users will be able to challenge a disconnection by cell phone or landline operators, even if they are illegally sharing copyrighted material. The service provider would have to inform a user before cutoff and the user will be able to appeal to a national court. A new EU-wide telecoms authority also would be set up to ensure fair competition. By June 2011,...

2009-11-19 07:37:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broadband Census News on Thursday launched http://BroadbandBreakfast.com, a new daily web site with definitive and independent news on broadband stimulus funding, wireless internet, and the national broadband plan. BroadbandBreakfast.com is the new domain for the journalistic operations of Broadband Census News LLC, and covers broadband technology and internet policy. Its reporters are passionate about broadband. The web site...


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