Federal Communications Commission

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an independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite


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Recommendation: To improve the effectiveness and accountability of FCC's efforts to oversee wireless phone service, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission should direct the commission to develop goals and related measures for FCC's informal complaint-handing efforts that clearly articulate intended outcomes and address important dimensions of performance.
Federal Communications Commission, Declaratory Ruling and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, In the Matter of Inquiry Concerning High-Speed Access to the Internet Over Cable and Other Facilities, Internet Over Cable Declaratory Ruling, Appropriate Regulatory Treatment for Broadband Access to the Internet Over Cable Facilities, GN Docket No.
The government agency mandated to oversee the airwaves, the Federal Communications Commission, points to a safe harbor between the hours of 6 a.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reported that long-distance prices fell nearly 19 percent from 1992 to 1995.
Shawn McGorry, Director of Operations, said the new rates, which were developed according to the latest Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations, include changes in charges for basic cable service, expanded basic cable service, equipment rental charges and some installation fees.
Commisso has been an outspoken advocate for retransmission consent reform on Capitol Hill, at the Federal Communications Commission and in industry and public forums.
The changes are coming under a Federal Communications Commission plan, approved 4-0 Thursday, to implement the biggest advance in broadcasting since color in the 1950s: digital television.
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Sprint") regarding charges for the Universal Service Fund ("USF") which are reported to the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC").
The Federal Communications Commission started taking public comments Friday about TV Parental Guidelines, those new ratings icons that have been showing up on the corner of your TV screen since January.
WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission reports that consumers were hit with long-distance price hikes of almost 10 percent in the last year, more than three times the current rate of inflation.
TV stations, which will each spend millions to go digital, will use the high-tech specifications approved by the Federal Communications Commission to send the higher-quality digital TV signals to America's homes.
WASHINGTON, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In testimony this morning before the Federal Communications Commission, David Twyver, president, Wireless Systems, Northern Telecom, said, "Northern Telecom strongly believes there will be significant demand for PCS by consumers and businesses alike, and as a result, we are fully committed to the growth and development of the PCS industry.
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") issued a Public Notice on June 30, 2006, announcing that Wave 2, Stage 2 reconfiguration will start on August 1, 2006 as previously scheduled in the Regional Prioritization Plan ("RPP").
The formation of the company must be approved by the Federal Communications Commission and, ultimately, the Internal Revenue Service.
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