Items tagged "hurricane recovery"

Press Release

Hurricane Michael Aftermath ‘Wake Up Call’ On Deregulating Telecommunications Services

October 17, 2018 FCC , hurricane recovery , National Network Upgrade , Tech Transitions

Following Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Public Knowledge worked closely with the Federal Communications Commission and in the states to put regulations in place to prevent recurrence of the large scale, long term communications blackouts that followed the storm. Over the last two years, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has repealed these rules. Public Knowledge has challenged this deregulation in court.

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