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FDASIA Report Proposes Streamlined Framework for Health IT

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a streamlined, risk-based framework that medical device and information technology application developers can follow without the long lead ...

FCC Schedules Spectrum Sharing Plan Vote; Tom Power Comments

The Federal Communications Commission will vote on a policy reform plan for federal agencies to share spectrum with commercial organizations for wireless broadband usage, FCW reported ...

Tom Wheeler: FCC Could Unlock DoD’s Frequency Band to Citizens Within 18 Months

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to pursue a frequency-sharing plan to let the public use Defense Department spectrum that resides in the 3.5 gigahertz band, CNET reported ...
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Tom Coburn: Government Must Protect Itself from Cyberattacks

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla) has urged the federal government to first safeguard its information technology networks from cyber attacks before proposing cybersecurity measures for the private ...

Tom Wheeler: Broadband Internet Needed for Education Tools, FCC to Invest $2B

The Federal Communications Commission is set to invest $2 billion over the next two years in the broadband network connections of U.S. schools, National Journal reported Monday. “In ...

Tom Wheeler: FCC Reschedules Wireless Spectrum Auction

The Federal Communications Commission has postponed for a year its planned auction of low-frequency airwaves to wireless service providers, Reuters reported Friday. According to the ...

Tom Wheeler: FCC Wants Fair Wireless Competition

Tom Wheeler, chairman of Federal Communications Commission, said Monday the FCC wants to give all wireless carriers a fair chance to bid on public spectrum, The New York Times reported ...

FCC Unveils Mobile App to the Test Speed of Broadband Networks

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a speed test application for mobile broadband networks as part of its efforts to help consumers choose wireless providers. The app ...

FCC OKs FirstNet Public Safety Network Spectrum Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has approved new technical regulations on the use of public-safety broadband spectrum licensed to a future nationwide broadband public safety network, ...

Tom Wheeler Confirmed as FCC Chair, Michael O’Reilly to Serve as a Commissioner

The Senate has confirmed Tom Wheeler as chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and Michael O’Reilly to fill the commission’s open Republican seat, The New ...

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