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NCTA Names Mark Kulish and Robert N. Rubinovitz as New Senior Executive Hires

The Internet & Television Association today announced two new senior hires for the organization. Mark Kulish joins as Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, on March 12th and Robert N.

The Trump Administration’s Plan to Put You in Charge of Your Health Information

“Interoperability” isn’t a word most people hear every day. But when it comes to the future of patient-centered healthcare in the United States, few technological developments may prove to be more important.

Sen Wicker Leads Effort to Tell FCC That Mobility Fund Map Has ‘Gaps’

A bipartisan group of Senators, led by Sen Roger Wicker (R-MS) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai expressing serious concerns about the agency’s recently released Mobility Fund Phase II (MF II) map. The purpose of

Free Press Sues the FCC for Dramatic Reversal of Media-Ownership Limits That Pave Way for Media Mergers

Free Press has joined Common Cause, Communications Workers of America and the Office of Communication, Inc. of the United Church of Christ to file suit against Federal Communications Commission efforts to repeal local media-ownership limits.

Sen Duckworth and Others Introduce Inmate Calling Technical Corrections Act

[Press release] Sens Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rob Portman (R-OH), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced the Inmate Calling Technical Corrections Act to strengthen the nation’s criminal justice system by helping families keep in tou

Consumer Alert: Protect Yourself Against 'Neighbor Spoofing', Scam Callers Placing Phone Calls That Appear To Be Local

The Federal Communications Commission is warning consumers about “neighbor spoofing” scams where thieves manipulate caller ID information in ways that make calls appear to have been placed locally. In general, scammers use such spoofing to increas

Sen John Kennedy (R-LA) Introduces Bicameral Net Neutrality Bill To Protect Consumers

Sen John Kennedy (R-LA) filed the Open Internet Preservation Act to protect consumers by preventing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from slowing down and controlling web content.

Disconnected: Rural Broadband and the Business Case for Small Carriers

[Press release] Members of the House Subcommittees on a) Health and Technology and b) Agriculture, Energy, and Trade held a joint hearing on the challenges in the current regulatory and operational environment that limit the ability of small carri

Commissioner Clyburn & SF Mayor Farrell Joint Statement on Broadband Access

We believe that San Franciscans and communities across the country deserve a better internet, with more choice and competition in the market than exists today.

House Communications Subcommittee Conducts Oversight of NTIA

The House Communications Subcommittee held a hearing continuing its oversight role of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).