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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 electromagnetic spectrum, Tthe New York Times reported Saturday. Edward Wyatt reports that $7 billion of the potential auction proceeds will go to the …

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Rep. Eric Cantor: House to Vote on HIX Data Security Bill

The House of Representatives plan to take up a bill that aims to bolster data security for the federal government’s online health insurance marketplace, Politico reported Thursday. Paige Winfield Cunningham writes House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told his fellow lawmakers Thursday in a memo that he will schedule a …

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NSF Alexandria HQ Move Planned for 2017

The General Services Administration has signed a 15-year lease for a new headquarters in Alexandria, Va. for the National Science Foundation, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Rebecca Cooper writes the 660,848 square-foot site at 2500 Eisenhower Ave. is close to the Eisenhower Avenue Metro station and the U.S. Patent …

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Verizon Sues FCC Again Over Net Neutrality Rules

Verizon Communications today filed a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission’s recently implemented Net neutrality regulations for broadband providers. The Net neutrality rules are designed to prevent discrimination or favoritism towards web traffic flowing through networks operated by broadband providers. The FCC will be allowed to punish the providers for …

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Executive Mosaic, Publisher of ExecutiveGov, Names New Editor-in-Chief

ExecutiveGov’s parent company and publisher, Executive Mosaic, announced today that Gerry A. Simone has been named editor-in-chief of the company’s host of media properties covering federal marketplace news and government contracting. Executive Mosaic CEO and Publisher Jim Garrettson praised Simone as “an accomplished and trusted adviser in online and media …

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NASA Aims for Change in Launch Dates

Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, one of NASA’s greatest achievements to date. It is also the same date NASA announced its attempt to delay the final two scheduled space shuttle flights, the shuttles Discovery and Endeavour. This move would result in their liftoffs to be …

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Carl Fillichio

Carl Fillichio is senior adviser to the secretary for public affairs and communication at the Department of Labor. Fillichio was previously a Clinton appointee who served under labor secretaries Robert Reich and Alexis Hermann. After graduating from John Carroll University in Ohio, Fillichio joined a large PR firm that focused …

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