big data

FCC’s Tony Summerlin Cautions Against Improper Data Use

Tony Summerlin, acting chief data officer and senior strategic adviser at the Federal Communications Commission, has cautioned against the improper use of big data, Fierce Government ...
website

GAO Reviews New FCC Open Internet Policy

A Government Accountability Office review of the Federal Communications Commission‘s Internet neutrality rules found that the FCC complied with legal requirements as it implemented the ...
Congress

Report: Bipartisan Bill Encourages Incentives for Federal Spectrum Auctions

Four members of Congress have proposed a bill that would incentivize federal agencies to sell some airwave holdings for commercial wireless use, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Mario ...
Steven VanRoekel

Steven VanRoekel Departs USAID as Chief Innovation Officer

Steven VanRoekel Steven VanRoekel, chief innovation officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development, has departed the agency, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Greg Otto writes VanRoekel ...
cloud

David Bray: FCC Moves Toward Platform-as-a-Service Model

The Federal Communications Commission is moving to adopt the platform-as-a-service cloud model, FCW reported Monday. Troy Schneider writes the Federal Communications Commission plans ...
CellTower

Wireless Companies Bid $34B in FCC Mobile Broadband Airwave Auction

The Federal Communications Commission has so far raised $34 billion in bids from wireless companies for 65 megahertz — or six blocks — of mobile broadband airwaves in the ...
David Bray

David Bray: FCC Starts Website Design, Usability, Content Revamp

David Bray The Federal Communications Commission has begun consulting with industry experts on how to enhance the design, usability and content of the FCC.gov website. Through a revamp ...
Scott-Jordan

FCC Names University of California Prof Scott Jordan CTO; Tom Wheeler Comments

Scott Jordan Scott Jordan, formerly a computer science professor at the University of California at Irvine, has been appointed to succeed Henning Schulzrinne as chief technology officer ...
FCCSeal

FCC Pushes for 911 Text Messaging Capability; Tom Wheeler Comments

Chairman Tom Wheeler and the Federal Communications Commission have voted to implement an across-the-board emergency response text messaging service by the end of 2014, The Hill ...
CellTower

Deltek’s Evan Halperin: Vendors Eye Opportunities in States With Own Public Safety Nets

Evan Halperin, a senior analyst for justice, public safety and homeland security at Deltek, has detailed the progress of the First Responder Network Authority‘s development after ...