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WIA Plans Push at FCC on Further Streamlining of Wireless Infrastructure Rules

The Wireless Infrastructure Association plans a push in coming months to get the FCC to move forward on an additional wireless infrastructure order, focused on rules for approving collocations, President Jonathan Adelstein said in an interview last week. Last…Subscribe to Read >>

Tech Industry, Academia Slam Trump’s Possible FCC-FTC Content Proposal

The White House’s potential draft executive order directing the FCC and the FTC to police social media content moderation blatantly violates the First Amendment and is likely to face years of legal battle, representatives from the tech industry…Subscribe to Read >>

9th Circuit Hears Greenlining v. FCC Tuesday -- Challengers Like Odds

Consumer groups are heading to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday in Seattle to challenge a 2017 FCC order that relaxed regulations on how telcos retire copper phone lines and how they notify customers (see 1906170005)Subscribe to Read >>

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Today’s Featured Article

NJ Counties NG-911 Ready, but State Diverts Money for Completing Upgrade

New Jersey’s failure to spend money tagged for 911 to upgrade an aging backbone network is delaying potentially life-saving next-generation features, local government officials said in interviews. Some counties years ago upgraded local systems and equipment to be NG-911…Read More >>

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