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FCC to Move Electronic Comment Filing System to Cloud-Based Platform

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The Federal Communications Commission aims to transition to an updated Electronic Comment Filing System by late June to boost public engagement with the commission. Alison Kutler, FCC consumer and governmental affairs bureau chief, and David Bray, FCC chief information officer, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the move supports the agency’s efforts to update its information …

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Suzanne Tetreault Named Potential Deputy Chief of FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

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Suzanne Tetreault, deputy general counsel at the Federal Communications Commission‘s office of the general counsel, has been named as the potential deputy bureau chief for the commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Bureau Chief Jon Wilkins announced his intention to appoint Tetreault in a statement issued Wednesday. “Suzanne’s legal expertise and extensive experience …

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FCC Seeks Chief Data Officer for Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis Office

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The Federal Communications Commission is looking for a chief data officer for its office of strategic planning and policy analysis. FCC said in a USAJobs announcement posted Wednesday that the incumbent will require a Top Secret security clearance and work to develop policies on the commission’s national data assets. The role entails support for strategic policy areas such cross-commission efforts on data management, …

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FCC Task Force to Develop 911 Planning Framework for IP-Based Platform Shift

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A Federal Communications Commission task force will develop a planning framework and scorecard to support efforts by public safety agencies to shift their 911 systems to Internet Protocol-based platforms, Urgent Communications reported Tuesday. Donny Jackson writes the FCC’s Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Points Architecture held a webcast meeting to discuss the second phase of its effort after the …

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FCC OKs National Broadband Subsidy for Low-Income Internet Users

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The Federal Communications Commission has expanded its Lifeline phone-subsidy program in a move to help low-income consumers gain access to Internet broadband service. R. David Edelman, special assistant to the president for economic and technology policy, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that FCC’s national broadband subsidy supports a White House program that seeks to connect …

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FCC Proposes Usage Rules for Wireless Broadband Above 24 GHz; Tom Wheeler Comments

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The Federal Communications Commission has proposed new rules for higher-frequency wireless broadband services in support of efforts to establish a regulatory environment for mobile technologies that operate in frequencies above 24 gigahertz. FCC said Thursday its proposals cover authorization schemes and flexible-use service rules for the 28 GHz, 37 GHz, 39 GHz and 64 …

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