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FCC OKs National Broadband Subsidy for Low-Income Internet Users


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


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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FCC Appoints TIA Director Brian Scarpelli as Cyber Working Group’s Co-Chairman; Scott Belcher Comments


The Federal Communications Commission has named Brian Scarpelli, director of government affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association, co-chairman of a cybersecurity-focused working group under FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. Scarpelli will co-lead CSRIC’s Secure Hardware and Software — Security by Design group with Joel Molinoff, chief information security officer …

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Profile: David Bray, CIO of FCC

David Bray

David Bray has served as the chief information officer of the Federal Communications Commission since 2013 and is in charge of the agency’s information technology transformation efforts. His team won the Association for Federal Information Resources Management’s 2015 cloud computing leadership award for the rollout of a new cloud-based IT at …

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