Latest Universal Service Fund Stories

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Federal program offers affordable phone service to keep people connected Madison, Wis. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Do you know someone who can’t afford basic phone service or is thinking about cutting the cord to save money? Help is available through Lifeline and Link-Up.

2011-03-03 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly a year after the issuance of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), the plan's lead architect told a policy gathering on Wednesday that the Federal Communications Commission did not take the right approach to increasing broadband adoption among low-income households, and that it should be changed. Blair Levin, who was Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the FCC during the NBP's formulation and now serves as Society...

2011-02-18 06:15:00

According to a national broadband map, as many as one in ten Americans do not have Internet connections that are fast enough for online activities such as watching videos or teleconferencing.

2011-02-10 12:30:00

Two Thirds of a Billion Dollars in Personal Income Lost in States - Including CA, CO, HI, MT, NE, ND, OK, SD, VT and WY - Without Access to Program for Their Poorest Citizens. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-11-12 00:00:40

The Future of the Internet is Mobile and Wireless -- But at What Cost to Consumers? Arizona telecom expert calls for open wireless access and a ‘nondiscriminatory Internet’ Phoenix, Ariz.

2010-09-16 09:49:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At a Congressional hearing on Thursday (Sept.

2010-07-22 14:37:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to House Energy and Commerce Communications Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher (D-VA-9) and Representative Lee Terry (R-NE-3) introducing their Universal Service Fund (USF) legislation, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "We agree that...

2010-07-22 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., introduced legislation on Thursday (July 22) to update the Universal Service Fund.

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