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FCC Bureau Focusing on Further Rules for Wireless Emergency Alerts

The FCC Public Safety Bureau has been calling in industry companies and groups and is likely preparing an additional order on wireless emergency alerts (WEAs), industry officials said. Meanwhile, CTIA and the Competitive Carriers Association asked the FCC to … Subscribe to Read >>

More Interindustry Cooperation, Standards, Security Use Needed for IoT, Say Issa, Industry Panelists

ASPEN, Colorado -- Ensuring a reliable level of security among IoT devices and the networks they connect to needs stepped-up coordination between device makers and other sectors, widespread security standards, and increased use of common sense and already-established cybersecurity … Subscribe to Read >>

Louisville Ruling Fuels Fight for One-Touch, Make-Ready Supporters

Last week’s federal court ruling upholding a Kentucky city’s right to make one-touch, make-ready policy may strengthen the legal case for more local OTMR policies across the U.S., said attorneys and others who support the practice. But a state … Subscribe to Read >>

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O'Rielly Sees Title II Rollback, Hopes to Work with Rosenworcel on 5.9 GHz

To change his mind on the need for a rollback of FCC Communications Act Title II regulation of the internet, Commissioner Mike O'Rielly would need to see evidence of real, not hypothetical, harm to consumers, substantive data evincing the need, or a showing of precedential or statutory obligations, he said in an interview on C-SPAN's The Communicators set to be televised starting Saturday. Once the agency is done later this month with receiving comments (see 1708170039) on the proposed rollback, "I'll wait to see if anyone makes a compelling case," he said. … Read More >>

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