CTIA Names New Leader
Aug 20, 2003, 10:45 AM by (staff)
Former Congressman and NFL Football Hall of Fame member Steve Largent will replace Tom Wheeler as President and CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) effective November 2003. Largent served in the House of Representatives from 1995-2001, where he served on the Telecommunications Subcommittee. CTIA is the primary association for the wireless telecom industry in the U.S., representing carriers, manufacturers and wireless Internet providers.
FCC Stuffs Lobbyists' Attempt to Stay Net Neutrality Rules
The FCC has denied petitions filed by a wide range of lobbying organizations that sought to stay the FCC's proposed net neutrality regulations. The CTIA Wireless Association, USTelecom, AT&T, Wireless Internet Service Providers Association, CenturyLink, American Cable Association, and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association all filed petitions hoping to prevent the FCC from formally adopting its rules in early June.
CTIA Seeks to Stay FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
The CTIA Wireless Association today filed a request to stay the FCC's Open Internet regulations. The regulations were published in the Federal Register on April 13 and are slated to become official policy 60 days from the publication date (on or about June 13).
Trade Groups Renew Attack On Net Neutrality
Several trade organizations are asking a U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a decision made last month that upheld the FCC's open internet order.
Court Says FCC's Incentive Auction Can Proceed
A federal appeals court today denied broadcasters' bid to derail the FCC's forthcoming reverse auction. The incentive auction, set to take place in mid 2016, will see wireless companies bid for spectrum owned by television broadcasters.