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FCC, FTC Merger Necessary to Modernize Communications Regulation, Comment Suggests

Mar 5, 2014 Analysis

FCC’s largely duplicative functions should be redeployed to other agencies, says think tank.

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Agency Seeks to Enhance Reliability of Emergency Phone Calls

Jan 22, 2014 Analysis

FCC proposal aims to enhance cellular communication during emergencies.

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FCC Loosens Restrictions on Foreign Investments in Broadcast Media

Dec 3, 2013 Analysis

A larger pool of investors may boost diversity in television and radio station ownership.

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FCC Rules on Robocalls Go Into Effect

Oct 30, 2013 News

New regulations to protect consumers from telemarketers’ automatic calls.

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Check Your Phone Bill: Are you Being “Crammed”?

Oct 28, 2013 News

FCC proposes rule designed to identify and prevent unauthorized phone charges.

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The Tennis Channel v. Comcast: Game Over?

Jul 8, 2013 Opinion

New opinion highlights debate over the role of antitrust law in FCC disputes.

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Senators Question President’s Pick for OIRA Administrator

Jun 14, 2013 News

Howard Shelanski questioned on delays, retrospective review, and role for cost-benefit analysis.

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FCC Considers Regulating Interstate Inmate Calling Service

Jan 31, 2013 News

FCC seeks public comment as it considers new regulations.

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Members of Congress Need Not Send to Ask For Whom the Bell Tolls

Jan 3, 2013 Opinion

Congress must not forget its role in setting regulatory policy.

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AT&T Seeks Government Support to Modernize Internet Infrastructure

Dec 5, 2012 News

AT&T petitions the FCC to facilitate experimental transitions to an Internet-based network.

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