Items tagged "FCC"

This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. As social distancing becomes the new normal across the globe, demands on broadband networks have grown larger, and those demands have begun to strain the […]

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Keep All Americans Connected By Prohibiting Data Caps During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 27, 2020 Communications & Pandemic Series , Data Caps , FCC

This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. On March 13, as concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic caused most of the nation to take drastic measures to socially distance and […]

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Want to Keep America Home? Give Everyone Free Basic Broadband.

March 20, 2020 Affordable Broadband , Broadband , Broadband Access , Communications & Pandemic Series , Covid-19 , FCC , Legislation

This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. Medical experts agree that the most important thing we can do to support the efforts against the COVID-19 outbreak is a medical […]

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Broadband DATA Act: A Step Forward, but Doesn’t Go Far Enough to Solve FCC Data Problems

March 6, 2020 Broadband Access , Broadband Data , broadband mapping , FCC , Legislation , RDOF

This week, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill, the Broadband DATA Act, aimed at improving the Federal Communications Commission’s data collection process for broadband mapping. Since the bill has already passed the Senate, but will return due to procedural reasons, we will likely see the Senate pass this bill soon and then send […]

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The FCC’s New Initiative Punishes States That Have Tried to Close the Digital Divide

February 20, 2020 Broadband Access , Digital Divide , FCC , Rural Access , Rural Broadband

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its Report and Order about the new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), which provides $20.4 billion to fund broadband deployment in rural areas over 10 years. However, the Order, as written, could actually broaden the digital divide by punishing states that have taken steps to fund broadband […]

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Dallas Harris Returns to Talk Spectrum, DSRC, and the Auto Industry

August 3, 2016 5.9GHz band , DSRC , FCC , Spectrum , Spectrum Reform

Dallas Harris Returns to Talk Spectrum, DSRC, and the Auto Industry

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PK In The Know Podcast: Chris Lewis on Unlocking the Box

March 7, 2016 FCC , Future of Video , Set-Top Boxes , Unlock the Box , Video Marketplace

PK In The Know Podcast: Chris Lewis on Unlocking the Box

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PK In The Know Podcast: Legalities and Realities of Net Neutrality

December 14, 2015 Arts , FCC , Litigation , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

PK In The Know Podcast: Legalities and Realities of Net Neutrality

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PK In The Know Podcast: Broadband Access and the Lifeline Program

October 13, 2015 Broadband , Broadband Access , FCC , Lifeline , Lifeline Modernization

PK In The Know Podcast: Broadband Access and the Lifeline Program

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Foster Debry Discusses Summer Experience at PK, and Martyn Says Farewell

September 14, 2015 Copyright Reform , FCC , Patent Reform , Retransmission Consent , Spectrum Reform

Foster Debry Discusses Summer Experience at PK, and Martyn Says Farewell

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