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Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Joe Crowley was joined by FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, students and administrators at CUNY Prep in ... During the roundtable, students asked Chairman Crowley and Commissioner Clyburn about the future of net neutrality and their efforts to secure a free ...
Chinese technology vendors Huawei and ZTE could soon be prevented from selling products to US companies and organizations that receive broadband funding from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's new proposal would prevent Universal Service Fund money from ...

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday proposed eliminating a government subsidy for any U.S. telecom carrier that buys from the Chinese company. The subsidies draw from the Universal Service Fund, an $8.5 billion FCC fund designed to connect low-income areas, schools and libraries to the internet.
Big satellite constellations are being proposed that use lots of smaller satellites, and the FCC chairman wants to streamline the process for authorizing these types of operations. The FCC will consider at its April 17 open meeting a proposal by Chairman Ajit Pai that would tweak the regulatory review ...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has issued a highly anticipated ruling reviewing the Federal Communications Commission's July 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order interpreting the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). ACA Int'l, et al. v. FCC, et al., No. 15-1211 (D.C. Cir. Mar.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he shares the concerns of U.S. lawmakers about espionage threats from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co and plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the U.S. communications ...

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, center, sits next to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, left, and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly. ... A landmark bill that would reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission for the first time in nearly three decades passed the House in a rare display of bipartisan support.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai declined to accept the National Rifle Association's gun award on the advice of ethics lawyers, officials at the agency confirmed. The NRA gave Pai the "Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award" last week at this year's Conservative Political Action ...
Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday turned down an NRA gun award he received at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, citing the advice of ethics officials at his agency. An executive from the National Rifle Association named Pai the Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire ...
The Trump administration's approach to a fair and open internet seeks a compromise between too much regulation and too little, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai ... Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted in December to eliminate the Open Internet Order, better known as "net neutrality" rules.
FILE PHOTO - Chairman Ajit Pai speaks ahead of the vote on the repeal of so called net neutrality rules at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said in a letter released Friday he plans to take "proactive ...
WASHINGTON—At this year's NAB Show, the Federal Communications Commission will be out in full strength. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioners Michael O'Rielly, Brendan Carr and Jessica Rosenworcel will participate in four separate sessions, April 7 – 12 in Las Vegas. Commissioner Mignon ...
(CNN) - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission was given an award at the Conservative Political Action Conference gathering on Friday. Ajit Pai was given the “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” by the NRA for his efforts last year to oversee the controversial repeal of the ...
You know, the one the regulation requires FCC to issue.” The NRA's streaming channel, NRAtv, has come under increasing protest since the Parkland, Florida school shooting, with critics and petitions calling for Amazon, Apple, Google and Roku to discontinue carrying the channel. With its considerable ...
In a few weeks, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will head south to review the status of communications restoration efforts after the 2017 hurricane season, the commission announced. From March 7–10, Pai will visit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands along with members of the commission's Hurricane Recovery ...
FCC chairman who killed net neutrality given gun and award from NRA ... Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai was set to give a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland Friday afternoon, but instead the organization surprised him with a "Courage ...
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), speaks during an open meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. ... Mozilla Corp. and Vimeo Inc. filed legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules, attacking the agency's ...

FCC chairman OKs SpaceX bid to deliver satellite broadband internet service ... Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday began circulating a proposal to fellow commissioners recommending approval of SpaceX's application for a satellite-delivered internet service.
Law360, Washington (February 14, 2018, 9:38 PM EST) -- Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler derided the absence of his former agency in efforts to enhance U.S. cybersecurity infrastructure during a Wednesday panel at the Brookings Institution, stressing the need for active enforcement and more "agile regulation," ...
"They're becoming much more significant, much more frequent, and I think that's a real serious concern for us and I think we need to pay much more attention to it," Joseph Simons, a Republican antitrust lawyer nominated to chair the agency, told lawmakers at a confirmation hearing before the Senate ...
The FCC chair wants to approve SpaceX's ambitious plans for satellite internet ... Ajit Pai, the head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, has made an interesting request to the agency's other four members: He wants them to approve SpaceX's ambitious plan to deploy a mass of satellites, ...
WASHINGTON — Last April, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, led the charge for his agency to approve rules allowing television broadcasters to greatly increase the number of stations they own. A few weeks later, Sinclair Broadcasting announced a blockbuster $3.9 billion ...
Despite fomenting an all-out civil war among the U.S. States over net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is already patting itself on the back on a job well done. In a self-congratulatory self-assessment that seems oddly devoid of self-awareness, the U.S. Government agency ...
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed that his agency approve a SpaceX application to provide broadband services in the U.S. and globally using satellite technologies. The aerospace company, owned by Tesla Inc. TSLA, -0.42% Chief Executive and founder ...
The head of the Federal Communications Commission has called for the agency to approve an application from Musk's SpaceX to beam high-speed internet ... And it can offer more competition where terrestrial Internet access is already available," Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman, said in a statement Wednesday.
Freedom of the web is in jeopardy due to a plan to “gut” net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted three to two against Net neutrality. FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, who was appointed by President Trump earlier this year, stands firm with the decision to reverse net neutrality. The BBC ...
Feb 14 (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed the approval of an application by Elon Musk's SpaceX to provide broadband services using satellites in the United States and worldwide. "Satellite technology can help reach Americans who live in rural or ...
The FCC last May asked for $322 million for 2018, 5.2% less than the previous year, even though the FCC's budget has been flat since 2009. FCC chair Ajit Pai has said the commission can do more with less—102 fewer full-time employees, for example— while working toward its core mission to protect the ...
FCC chair Ajit Pai was signaling to the court last week that there would be action on the diversity front. Pai told an audience at the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council's (MMTC) ninth annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington that while there has long been general support ...
Carr said he welcomes debate over whether the FTC or states are suitable enforcers of network neutrality, but public discourse over Pai's repeal hasn't been about that, Carr said, suggesting the FCC chairman has receive unfair harassment online. “When you have this name calling and claims the FCC is ...
The FCC last May asked for about $322 million for 2018, 5.2% less than the previous year, even though the FCC's budget has been flat since 2009. The FCC pays for its operations out of fees paid by licensees. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has said the commission can do more with less—102 fewer full-time ...
And with Justin Timberlake doing his first halftime show since the 2004 Nipplegate controversy where Timberlake exposed Janet Jackson's breast, it seems the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission was paying extra close attention. Immediately after the former boy band singer ...
It's been a few weeks since FCC chairman Ajit Pai's “Restoring Internet Freedom” order to reverse net neutrality passed at the commission, and in that time, various companies have put together protests and videos trying to illustrate the issue (including a rather clever ad from Burger King). But video director ...
Mignon Clyburn, a Democratic commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), took a jab at Republican Chairman Ajit Pai for repealing net neutrality by drinking out of a Burger King mug on Tuesday. Clyburn tweeted a photo of herself with the mug after the meeting. “Had a craving for ...
Ajit Pai, head of the Federal Communications Commission, has voiced his opposition to the proposal, which is currently coming from the lower levels of the administration and not from Trump himself. “I oppose any proposal for the federal government to build and operate a nationwide 5G network,” Pai said ...
Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is opposing a reported White House proposal to nationalize a 5G network currently being developed by the private sector. “The main lesson to draw from the wireless sector's development over the past three decades — including American ...
After the weekend release ofa draft plan calling for the nationalization of the 5G network, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he's against such a move. "I oppose any proposal for the federal government to build and operate a nationwide 5G network. The main lesson to draw from ...
Over the weekend, Axios reported that officials within the Trump administration have been proposing the creation of a nationwide 5G network in order to protect against Chinese leadership in forthcoming networking technology. However, it seems that the unnamed senior national security officials who ...
Ajit Pai AARON P. BERNSTEIN/REUTERS/NewscomSomebody in the National Security Council wants to use some nebulous threat from China as an excuse for the feds to seize control of the nation's mobile network. Reporters from Axios got their hands on the presentation and published the details ...
Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman, opposed the move in a statement Monday, saying "the market, not government, is best positioned to drive innovation and investment." He added, "Any federal effort to construct a nationalized 5G network would be a costly and counterproductive distraction from the policies we ...
“I think that Al will be a big supporter of Chairman Pai's initiatives to reduce unnecessary burdens on broadcasters and modernize the FCC,” Walden told Radio World. David Layer, vice president of advanced engineering for NAB, says he “heavily endorses” the hire of Shuldiner as new FCC audio chief.
The order makes his state the first to push back on the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal the open internet rules last month. ... But most Republicans, including FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, argue the rules were unnecessary and that existing laws are sufficient to preserve an open internet.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai recently shared with his fellow commissioners an order to promote more high-speed broadband ... Finally, the order proposes several reforms to the FCC's high-cost program to improve its effectiveness and efficiency in promoting rural broadband ...
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission announced soon after of an investigation of the false message. ... "I think the next steps that Hawaii Emergency Management has taken is an opportunity for others to learn from and so, what role the FCC can play in either amplify or offering new ...
Nirali Patel, an Indian-American staffer for Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr, Jan. 18 was named by FCC chairman Ajit Pai as his special counsel. “I'm pleased that Nirali is joining my office as Special Counsel,” said Pai in a statement. “She has a wide range of expertise ...
A coalition of 22 attorneys general have filed a lawsuit requesting that an appeals court in Washington DC overturn the Federal Communications Commission's decision to abolish Obama-era net neutrality rules. Previously, the FCC oversaw net neutrality rules that prevented ISPs from selectively slowing ...
FCC chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday proposed an order with fellow commissioners to provide $500 million in additional funding for rural broadband deployment. In a statement, Pai said the additional funding would go to cooperatives and small rural carriers to subsidize deployment. The order also adds ...
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Sunday said preventative safeguards weren't in place when an emergency alert was inadvertently sent to Hawaii residents on Saturday, calling the error “absolutely unacceptable.” “Based on the information we have collected so far, ...
Pai said officials at all levels needed to identify vulnerabilities, and that the FCC would look into steps to take to "prevent a similar incident." The statement said the frightening alarm was made worse by a 38-minute delay to correct it, and that systems must ensure immediate corrections to false alarms.
A Democratic commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission responded to a report that the agency's Republican chairman, Ajit Pai, was being subject to not only racists ... The report said that federal law enforcement had looked into the situation, and other FCC offices would be briefed.


 

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