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Morial to FCC: Deliver Promise of Digital Equity, Opportunity to MWBEs

Noting that the Attributable Material Relationship rule has been a hindrance to participation by bona fide Designated Entities in spectrum incentive auctions, Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League recent...
by Kristal High
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Secondary Markets Pose New Opportunity for Spectrum Shortage

These days, most people rely on mobile devices – cell phones, smartphones, you name it – to stay connected on the go.  As mobile use increases, so too does the demand for spectrum – the radio waves that make ...
by Kristal High
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For Expanded Opportunity, Lifeline Program Must Cover Broadband

It’s widely accepted that the combination of broadband and digital technology can be a great equalizer that connects society’s have-nots with vast opportunities for greater knowledge, better jobs, and higher incomes.  But ...
by Guest Contributor
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Reducing Wireless Taxes Means More Affordable Service for Our Communities

To the average person reducing wireless taxes may not seem like a pertinent issue. However, if you take a look at your cell phone bill and scroll down to view how much you pay in taxes and surcharges each month, its relevance b...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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FCC’s Lifeline Proposal Gets Boots from Civil Rights Groups, Consumer Advocates Alike

The Federal Communications Commission voted on a 3-2 party line vote to expand the Lifeline program to include broadband. Since the announcement, civil rights groups and consumer advocates have been vocal in their support of th...
by Kristal High
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Bi-partisan Coalition Supports Permanent Ban on Internet Access Taxes

As Congress inches closer to a vote on the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, a bi-partisan coalition of consumer and business advocates, think tanks, and civil rights groups sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership reques...
by Politic365 Staff
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Secondary Market Provides Prime Opportunity to Diversify Wireless Holdings

Study after study has declared the importance of wireless technologies to people of color, especially with significant numbers of African Americans and Hispanics relying on their cell phones and smartphones to gain access to...
by Politic365 Staff
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Taxing Away Our Mobile Future

Have you ever taken a look at your cell phone bill and wondered why there were so many taxes applied to your bill? For example, there’s a state tax, local government tax, surcharges, additional fees, etc. I’ve always wonder...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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