FCC Asks Congress To Back Interference Plan
Sep 9, 2004, 1:53 PM by (staff)
Appearing before congress, FCC Chairman Michael Powell yesterday proposed a new law to back the FCC's proposal for fixing intereference issues between Nextel's network and public safety radio systems. The law would prevent Nextel from rejecting the plan, and prevent Verizon Wireless from suing to stop it.
FCC Releases Open Internet Rules
The FCC today made available to the public all the documentation regarding its proposed net neutrality regulations. The FCC approved the rules in a 3-2 vote in late February.
FCC Watchdog Investigating Net Neutrality Rulemaking Process
The FCC's internal inspector general has opened an investigation into the agency's net neutrality rules. Specifically, the watchdog is combing through the FCC's rulemaking process to see if it improperly collaborated with the White House when drafting the rules.
CTIA Hits FCC with Net Neutrality Lawsuit
The CTIA Wireless Association today filed a lawsuit in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals aiming to prevent the FCC from imposing its proposed net neutrality rules.
FCC Fines T-Mobile $60,000 for Failing to Secure Antennas
The FCC today proposed a fine of $60,000 against T-Mobile, which it says failed to adequately warn and prevent the public from stepping too close to cellular antennas. Specifically, T-Mobile didn't properly block off nor place signs near three antennas (2 AWS, 1 PCS) on a building in Phoenix, Ariz.
Verizon CEO Slams FCC, Wants Congress In Charge
Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam pleaded with Congress to "re-take responsibility for policymaking in the Internet ecosystem" in a letter sent Friday to the House and Senate Commerce committees. Lowell pointed to the FCC's recently proposed net neutrality rules and Dish Network's "abuse" of the AWS-3 bidding process as indicators that things have gone off the rails.
HAHA TAKE THAT VERIZON!!
MrFisch13 said:Not exactly an astute argument, but one I'll nevertheless agree with. Verizon needs to stop attempting to squash the competition and...
I hate them they think they own wireless and get in everyones buisness