Latest Universal Service Fund Stories

2010-07-22 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charter Business customers in Wisconsin and Oregon today are receiving benefits from a pilot program for rural health care that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposes to make permanent and expand nationally in the years ahead.

2010-06-18 06:05:00

The FCC took a significant step on Thursday toward regulating high-speed Internet, wading into a potentially contentious policy dispute that could be tied up in Congress and the courts for years.

2010-05-18 09:14:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- America's largest prepaid cell phone provider, TracFone Wireless, Inc. announced the launch of SafeLink Wireless® in the state of Nevada. Introduced in August 2008, SafeLink is the leader in wireless Lifeline service - a U.S.

2010-05-07 11:32:00

NEWARK, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --- PSE&G is alerting its customers that there is still time to apply for help in paying their heating bills. The deadline to apply for assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended to May 28.

2010-04-19 07:00:00

AUGUSTA, Maine, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- TracFone Wireless, Inc., America's largest prepaid cell phone provider, announced its Maine launch of SafeLink Wireless®. Introduced in August 2008, SafeLink is the leader in Wireless Lifeline service - a U.S.

2010-03-23 10:45:00

The national broadband plan that was delivered to Congress last week has apparently not satisfied some experts who feel that the United States would still fall behind other industrialized nations in speed and price.

2010-03-16 15:33:00

Includes several Landrieu recommendations to expand high-speed Internet WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Mary L.

2010-03-16 12:48:00

NTCA says current plan may not incent broadband deployment in rural America ARLINGTON, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) hailed the FCC for its significant work on the National Broadband Plan, particularly on portions of the plan that focus on reforming the federal Universal Service Fund (USF).

2010-03-15 06:50:00

The Federal Communications Commission will unveil plans on Tuesday to both dramatically increase the speed of broadband Internet for most of the US and free up additional space for wireless service.

2010-03-07 09:37:36

The Federal Communications Commission wants to utilize government programs that could help make high-speed Internet accessible for all Americans.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.