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  • n  an independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite
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  • If you believe the FCC (and I do), a new Nexus 7 is coming soon
    After a trail of breadcrumb evidence, an FCC certification report indicates that a new Nexus 7 is on the way. The device forgoes an Nvidia chip for Qualcomm's Snapdragon S600.
    June 14, 2013 - GigaOM
  • FCC Commissioners Have Little Appetite To Regulate Cable Pricing: Cable Show
    Cable operators who feared that the FCC might mandate a la carte TV pricing, or restrict companies’ ability to charge broadband customers based on how much they use the Internet, probably felt comforted by comments that two of the three current FCC members made today at the annual Cable Show . Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel indicated that she’s reluctant to promote a la carte — a key part of a ...
    June 12, 2013 - Deadline Hollywood
  • John McCain Calls On FCC To Review Pay TV Channel Bundles
    The FCC might not want to take on this issue — but that hasn’t stopped the Arizona senator, and former GOP presidential candidate, from pressing it today. “The time has come for television video consumers to have the option to either purchase individual channels or the tiers of channels currently offered by cable and satellite companies,” John McCain says in a letter to Acting FCC Chairwoman ...
    June 12, 2013 - Deadline Hollywood

  • John Dingell in Los Angeles Times
    The findings suggest that, in recent years, the FCC has operated in a dysfunctional manner and commission business has suffered as a result,said Commerce Committee Chairman John Dingell, D-Mich., who will be relinquishing the reins of the...
  • Tom Tauke in Los Angeles Times
    Rather than attempting to make the new world of broadband fit into the regulatory scheme of the old telephone world, the FCC should acknowledge that this is an issue Congress should address,he said.
  • Gigi Sohn in CNET News.com
    The FCC has the responsibility to protect the rights of consumers against discriminatory network management practices,said Public Knowledge president Gigi Sohn. "Any future agreements in the private sector do not change that reality,...

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