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FCC Diversity Committee Primed for Action at Inaugural Meeting

After a three-week nomination period, and a little over two months of deliberation, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his picks for the newly chartered Advisory...

Changes to FCC’s Media Ownership Rules Costly to Consumers?

With the filing deadline rapidly approaching to submit reply comments in the Federal Communications Commission's Restoring Internet Freedom proceeding, another major media issue looms...

It’s Nomination Time for Pai’s FCC Diversity Committee

By Public Notice released on June 7, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission announced that the nomination period for its new Advisory Committee on Diversity...

Investment Concerns Lead Charge in Restoring Internet Freedom

On the heels of the Federal Communications Commission's May Open Meeting in which the Commissioners will vote to open a proceeding on Restoring Internet...

Underdogs Prevail at FCC Incentive Auction

T-Mobile made headlines last Friday for winning 45% of all low-band spectrum sold during the Federal Communications Commissions' Broadcast Incentive Auction. While the company made...

Repeal of FCC Rules Opens the Door for New Privacy Legislation

On Monday, April 3, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a repeal of the Federal Communications Commissions' privacy rules. The rules, adopted last...

Digital Gatekeepers and the Free Markets

By: Nicolaine M. Lazarre** If you’re not paying for the product, you ARE the product. I hear that trope in many contexts. In this day and...

Attracting Advanced Communications Networks to Our Communities in the 21st Century

By: Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay On February 8, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Telecommunications Act of 1996 with the intent of ushering...

While Privacy Rights Uncertain, Pai Seeks Unified Approach

Technological convergence and industry consolidation have spurred internet service providers to become leading content companies. The same forces are transforming search engines and social media...

5G Rolling Out in “Test Markets” By Mid-2017

Yesterday, Verizon announced that it would begin rolling out 5G connectivity to 11 test markets: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta, Georgia; Barnardsville, New Jersey; Brockton, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas;...