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Google, tech allies form white space lobbying group

Google Wednesday announced it was joining forces with other technology companies to lobby the FCC with recommendations for what the technical specifications should be in a white spaces technology

Google, tech allies form white space lobbying group

Google announced Wednesday that it was joining forces with other technology companies to lobby the FCC with recommendations for what the technical specifications should be in a white spaces

Open access and Google's growing clout in the White House

There's an interesting piece in the Wall Street Journal this week that highlights the growing influence Google is having on the Obama administration. The article talks about Google's role in helping

FCC chair blames Bush administration for DTV problems

Acting FCC Chairman Michael Copps placed blame for the confusion and legislative scrambling surrounding a possible digital television (DTV) delay on the Bush administration, saying the preparation

House passes economic stimulus package

The House of Representatives passed an $819 billion economic stimulus package by a vote of 244 to 188 that makes at least $1 billion available in wireless broadband grants. Some $6 billion will be

House votes down DTV delay

The Feb. 17 digital TV transition will stay in place after the House of Representatives defeated a measure that would have delayed the transition until June 12. The House was short of the two-thirds

Cox to test new network management scheme

With the Federal Communications Commission seemingly still on the Comcast's tail about its network management practices, fellow cable TV company and ISP Cox Communications is preparing to trial its

Senate votes to delay DTV transition

The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to approve a delay until June the digital TV transition, paving the way for the legislation to be passed and in likelihood putting on hold some telecom heavyweights'

Copps takes over "demoralized" FCC

Acting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Copps has his work cut out for him while Julius Genachowski works his way through Capital Hill approval. Observers of the FCC say the agency

Broadband stimulus package restarts special access rates fight

The price AT&T, Qwest and Verizon charge for wholesale "special access rates" is up for discussion again, as plans to build out broadband to unserved and underserved parts of the county move