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19 Million Lack Broadband Access: FCC
2012-08-22 10:15:35

A growing number of Americans now have high-speed Internet access, but 19 million still remain without, according to an annual broadband progress report released Tuesday by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

2010-10-08 13:39:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama, at a White House ceremony on Friday (Oct. 8), signed legislation to improve access to video, Internet and wireless communications for Americans with disabilities.

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...

2009-10-22 10:26:00

DALLAS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communication services and innovative offender and case management software design, today announced that it has been named in a lawsuit filed by Millicorp, the parent company of ConsCallHome.com.

2009-06-16 17:54:00

RESIDENTS SAY 'ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!' AS SUPERVISORS TAKE A STAND LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in early June to actively seek and support federal legislation to repeal portions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 that limit the authority of state and local governments to regulate cell towers and related wireless facilities on the basis of their health and environmental effects. The motions by Supervisors Zen...

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).