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Biography for Howard Buskirk

Howard Buskirk, Executive Senior Editor, joined Warren Communications News in 2004, after covering Capitol Hill for Telecommunications Reports. He has covered Washington since 1993 and was formerly executive editor at Energy Business Watch, editor at Gas Daily and managing editor at Natural Gas Week. Previous to that, he was a staff reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Greenville News. Follow Buskirk on Twitter: @hbuskirk

Recent Articles by Howard Buskirk

FCC Democrats, Tribal Groups Say 2.5 GHz Extension Too Short

Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Geoffrey Starks, Public Knowledge and tribal groups slammed the FCC’s 30-day delay of the application window for tribes to apply for 2.5 GHz spectrum, after staff acted Friday (see 2007310027). With COVID-19 a problem…Subscribe to Read >>

CSMAC Members Hope NTIA Follows Up on Report on Spectrum Regulation

The Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee unanimously OK'd Thursday a report by the Spectrum Strategy Governance Subcommittee on potential changes to federal oversight of spectrum (see 2004220059). They didn’t reach conclusions (see 2007280047).Subscribe to Read >>

RF Safety Group Says FCC Rules Are Based on Old Science; Asks Court to Order Update

The Environmental Health Trust (EHT), Consumers for Safe Cell Phones and the Children’s Health Defense asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to rule the FCC’s refusal to update its 25-year-old “obsolete” RF exposure rules is…Subscribe to Read >>

State Dept.'s Strayer Calls Huawei, Other Firms Growing 5G Threat

A State Department official built the U.S. case against Huawei and other Chinese companies and the threat they pose to 5G and the communications supply chain. “Trust cannot exist where a telecom vendor is subject to an authoritarian government&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>

Broadband Adoption Dominant Issue for Recovery, BDAC Told

The Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee's Disaster Response and Recovery Working Group reported Wednesday on progress on a pandemic report assigned by the FCC. One theme is that access to broadband overrides all other issues raised by COVID-19, officials said…Subscribe to Read >>