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BDAC Chair Says Local Government Complaints Detracted From Group's Work

High-profile resignations of city officials from the FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee was detrimental to its work last time, said BDAC Chair Elizabeth Bowles in an interview. “It was an unnecessary distraction,” she said: “It’s very political, in…Subscribe to Read >>

Small Cells Amplify State RF Safety Concerns; WIA, Cities Press FCC to Update Rules

State lawmaker concerns about wireless health and environmental effects seem to be rising, while local governments continue to push for an FCC update of its more than 20-year-old RF exposure limits and policies. Wireless Infrastructure Association President Jonathan Adelstein…Subscribe to Read >>

Sen. Graham Wants to Avoid CDA Section 230 Amendment Over Content Issues

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., wants to avoid altering Communications Decency Act Section 230, he told us. Several key lawmakers are discussing the possibility of amending tech industry immunity from third-party content liability.Subscribe to Read >>

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CTA Won't Disclose Candidates Vying to Become ATSC 3.0 Logo

CTA recently finished canvassing consumers for a project in partnership with NAB to fashion an ATSC 3.0 certification logo that would adorn compliant TVs and other receivers when those products arrive at retail, Lesley Rohrbaugh, CTA director-research, told the…Read More >>

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