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

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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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David Bray: FCC Updates IT System

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The Federal Communications Commission has updated its information technology system. David Bray, the FCC’s chief information officer, said Tuesday the agency’s team migrated over 200 legacy servers to a commercial service provider. The goal is to help minimize maintenance costs and bolster the IT system’s resiliency as part of the FCC’s …

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