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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 Order on Further Changes to 6 GHz Rules Unlikely Before the Fall

Action on the FCC’s Further NPRM on the 6 GHz band likely has been pushed until later this year, industry and agency officials said, mainly because the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is considering a challenge to…Subscribe to Read >>

Carriers Say They Need More Information on Sharing 3.45 GHz Before Start of Auction

CTIA and major wireless carriers urged the FCC to provide more information as soon as possible on how the 3.45 GHz band will be cleared and the protections that will continue for federal incumbents, in initial comments on the auction…Subscribe to Read >>

With OSHA Slow on Guidance, Companies, Law Firms Are Slow to Return to Offices

Communications companies and federal agencies are still deciding when to bring more employees back for in-person work, experts said in interviews. But with no clear federal rules, executives are weighing benefits and risks. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is…Subscribe to Read >>

Telecom, Technology Converging, but FCC Struggling to Keep Up, Carr Tells FCBA

Telecom and technology are finally converging, but the FCC has been slow to keep up with the change, Commissioner Brendan Carr said Tuesday at FCBA's first “all chapter” virtual event, with members watching from across the U.S.Subscribe to Read >>

Groups Urge FCC to Give Rip and Replace Priority to Smallest Providers

Groups representing smaller carriers emphasized the importance of giving carriers with fewer than 2 million subscribers priority as the FCC establishes rules to pay for ripping and replacing network gear from Chinese vendors. Huawei protested any requirement that equipment be…Subscribe to Read >>