What's on the agenda for policymakers.
The Media Institute will honor veteran TV journalist Chris Wallace, anchor of “FOX News Sunday,” and media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc.
Chris Wallace will receive the Freedom of Speech Award, while Cathy Hughes will receive the American Horizon Award. The master of ceremonies will be communications attorney and former FCC chairman Richard E. Wiley.
Amid growing concern over the power of such behemoths as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and other tech giants, in recent months there’s been a bipartisan push for better enforcement of antitrust rules–with even President Trump saying in August that the
Officials from the United States have entered discussions with their European counterparts in Brussels over the status of the Privacy Shield agreement, which allows Europeans to file complaints about how US companies are using their data.
Even in the country that invented the internet, access has remained painfully slow for many rural residents in places like the central state of Arkansas, far from the big cities of the East and West coasts. That may be about to change.
For 5G, rather than relying on the huge cellular towers that already loom over industrial parks and shopping centers, carriers are counting on "small cell" antennas placed only hundreds of feet apart.
The Federal Communications Commission is planning to reduce its reimbursement for hearing-impaired phone services that display a call’s text.
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The National Museum and Library Services Board will meet to advise the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with respect to duties, powers, and authority of IMLS relating to museum, library, and information services, as well as coordination of activities for the improvement of these services.
A plenary session (open to the public) will convene at 9:00 a.m., followed by an Executive Session (closed to the public) discussion of specific agreements and programs before the Board.
It’s time for the Federal Communications Commission to take a fresh look at the 5.9 GHz band.
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018: