Tag Archive: Federal Communications Commission

Jul 12 2014

Safeguarding free speech in the Digital Age

Representative Spencer Bachus stands out among conservatives. Representing Alabama’s 6th district, he’s built his political reputation as a supporter of fiscal responsibility, limited government and constitutional rights — with special attention to the First and Fourth Amendments. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise to hear this southern Republican speak in favor of net neutrality, …

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Apr 09 2014

Say NO to Comcast merger

The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to scrutinize the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger began on Wednesday — and 400,000 Americans have already signed petitions urging Washington to reject the deal. The petitions, organized by public interest groups Common Cause, Consumers Union, Daily Kos, Demand Progress, Free Press and Working Families, will be delivered to …

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Aug 23 2011

Jobs for rural Texans

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jobs and improved quality of life – that’s what greater access to high-speed wireless service means and there are a lot of successes underway toward that end. Upgrades are in store for business, education, health care and home life. Why should all Texans care about rural technology? Because rural …

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Mar 24 2011

AT&T to acquire T Mobile USA

AT&T and Deutsche (German) Telekom AG have revealed to the public that AT&T has purchased T-Mobile USA from the German corporation in a simple cash-and-stock transaction worth about $39 billion.  Both companies’ boards of directors have okayed the sale. The changeover will provide an optimal combination of network assets that will add capacity sooner than …

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