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Rebecca Hanson Joins NAB Television Board

Television Board Chair Marci Burdick has appointed Sinclair Broadcast Group's Rebecca Hanson, Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy to the TV Board of Directors.

National Lifeline Accountability Database Up And Running

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a database designed to eliminate waste from duplicative subscriptions in the Lifeline phone service subsidy program nationwide.

Divided Media Gender Gap

The Women’s Media Center examined 20 of the most widely circulated, read, viewed and listened to US based TV networks, newspapers, news wires and online news sites.

Sens Thune, Rubio Demand Answers from Administration on Internet Transition

Sens John Thune (R-SD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) and 33 of their Senate Republican colleagues sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of Commerce Larry Strickling, head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), seeking cl

Ridgeland Second MS City To Qualify Multiple Areas For C Spire’s 1 Gbps Fiber To The Home Internet Technology Initiative

C Spire announced that homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in a second area of the city of Ridgeland (MS) -- helping it qualify for the company’s ultra-fast 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) fiber to the home Internet service and

ITU drives global effort to strengthen cybersecurity

International Telecommunication Union presented the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI), a unique initiative launched by ITU and ABI Research to measure the levels of cybersecurity in countries, at a forum held in Dubai.

Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Business Executives from Information Technology Companies

As part of the Administration’s ongoing efforts to help Americans obtain the skills they need to acquire good middle class jobs, Vice President Biden dropped by a meeting with a group of business executives from leading information technology comp

House budget proposal dismisses role of IMLS

In a new budget released from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) denounces the critical role that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) plays in supporting civic engagement, literacy and lifelong learning in more than 1

Alliance for Community Media Hires Mike Wassenaar as New Public Policy Advocate

Mike Wassenaar has been chosen as the Public Policy Advocate for the Alliance for Community Media (ACM).

FCC Increases Availability of Spectrum for High-Speed, High-Capacity Wi-Fi And Other Unlicensed Uses In The 5 GHz Band

The Federal Communications Commission provided for accelerated growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technology that can offer faster speeds of one gigabit per second or more, increase overall capacity, and reduce congestion at Wi-Fi hot spots.