Items tagged "Tech Transitions"

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Public Knowledge Files Lifeline Reply Comments to End Digital Divide

September 30, 2015 FCC , Lifeline , Tech Transitions

Today, Public Knowledge submitted reply comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on modernizing the Lifeline program to support broadband Internet access service. Public Knowledge supports updating Lifeline to close the digital divide by making broadband more affordable to low-income Americans.

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Public Knowledge Supports FCC Actions to Protect Consumers in Tech Transitions

August 6, 2015 E911 , FCC , Five Fundamentals , Tech Transitions

Today the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve initial steps towards protecting consumers during the tech transitions.

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Media Alert: Public Knowledge to Host Press Briefing on Technology Transitions Process at FCC

July 31, 2015 FCC , Tech Transitions

Public Knowledge will host a press briefing Tuesday, August 4 at 3 p.m. ET to provide background on the technology transitions proceeding at the Federal Communications Commission August 6. Public Knowledge will review the importance of the technology transitions for consumers. COMPTEL and the National Hispanic Media Coalition will also be joining the briefing to share their perspective on the importance of this proceeding.

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Public Knowledge Applauds FCC Chairman Wheeler for Protecting Consumers in the Technology Transition

July 10, 2015 FCC , Tech Transitions

Today, the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that he is circulating two technology transitions proposals that would manage the technology upgrades of the nation’s communications network, ensuring all Americans have access to basic communications as network providers upgrade their technology.

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Public Knowledge Applauds FCC Chairman Wheeler for Protecting Consumers in the Technology Transition

July 10, 2015 FCC , Tech Transitions

Today, the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that he is circulating two technology transitions proposals that would manage the technology upgrades of the nation’s communications network, ensuring all Americans have access to basic communications as network providers upgrade their technology.

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Universal Service in an All-IP World: A White Paper Defending Broadband as a Basic Service

May 28, 2015 Broadband , Tech Transitions

Today we’re happy to announce our newest white paper Universal Service in an All-IP World. Today’s paper examines “basic service” in our modern world, the importance of broadband in our daily lives and the metrics policymakers need to evaluate broadband and voice services to make sure no one gets left behind in the technology transitions.

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Public Knowledge to Host Briefing on Impact of Technology Transitions on Rural Communities

May 11, 2015 Broadband , Rural Access , Rural Broadband , Tech Transitions

Public Knowledge will host a briefing on the Impact of Technology Transitions on Rural Communities at the Rayburn House Office Building Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. This joint briefing is also sponsored by the Center for Rural Strategies and the National Rural Assembly’s Rural Broadband Policy Group.

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