NTIA, Obama Call for More Spectrum
The Obama administration has officially provided its two cents' worth of input on the issue of spectrum availability to the Federal Communications Commission via a letter sent by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The Obama administration and NTIA believe that securing more wireless spectrum for broadband use is the only way to provide a competitive market for consumers. The FCC has asked for comment on this issue, and has to present a broadband plan to Congress in February.
FCC: Still Work to Do to Free Up More Spectrum
FCC Commissioner Tom Wheeler underscored the need to find and free up more spectrum in a recent meeting with the Obama Administration. Wheeler met with Lawrence Strickling, the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, to discuss the FCC's progress in finding 500 megahertz of spectrum for wireless broadband.
Republicans to Let NSA Keep Spying On Your Calls
Republicans recently introduced a bill in the Senate that will extend the NSA's ability to collect and store phone call data through December 2020. As it stands today, the law (part of the Patriot Act) is slated to expire June 1.
FCC's Net Neutrality Reversal to Go Into Effect Thursday
The FCC is prepared to publish its order abolishing Obama-era net neutrality rules in the Federal Register on Thursday, the last act needed to put the change into effect. The rules will be made public in their final form on Wednesday, according to an unnamed source cited by Reuters, and will appear in the Federal Register the following day.
Houses Passes Bill that Could Cripple FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed bill HR 2666, which could interfere with the FCC's ability to enforce net neutrality provisions.
Senators Revive Wireless Innovation Act
A quintet of Senators recently re-introduced the Wireless Innovation Act of 2015, which asks the federal government to find 200 MHz of spectrum for wireless broadband. The act was sponsored by Senators Marco Rubio, Roger Wicker, Kelly Ayotte, Cory Gardner, and Ron Johnson.
this is preposterous.
Its cool physics by Obama can create new spectrum. Yes, we can!
The 1-OHz (Obama hertz frequency)
Just tell the truth...
Just admit to yourself that you can't stand having a n*gg*r in the White House.
Us liberals all know thats what you want to say but are too chicken-sh*t to say it. You may complain about taxes but we all know that is only a ruse. We all know it is a ruse because conservatives as a whole make significantly less than educated liberals.
Liberals know the world over that you are jealous of our success. You wish you made a fraction of what us liberals make. It is the rich liberals that pay your taxes, that pay for the wars you support but won't fight in.
Come on. Don't be scared. You know you just want to screa...
I keep wondering why they say the govt can't be trusted to run healthcare but have no problem trusting the govt to run all the wars they want to start and have started.
Grab a Bible, a gun, and wrap yourself up in...
I am Black and i thought it was great at first America electing its first Black president. But...
Why so angry!???
Yes, God forbid...
It's a crime, I tell you! And Obama's the devil!
New Wireless Companies
working for the gov!
Government job is the way to do it now!