FCC

Broadband … with Meaning
17 December 2013

by tmartin on December 17, 2013

JUST UNDER 30 YEAR AGO my grandmother asked for help. Handing me a bill from “the phone company,” she asked if I had any idea what it meant. There it sat in my hand, invoice spaghetti, the product of the 1984 AT&T break up that left normal people in unglamorous locations with the primary benefit […]

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INCENDIARY LANGUAGE FIRED BETWEEN COMBATANTS, clandestine meetings, highly-charged rhetoric … who knew that dry ole’ telecomm policy making could be so dramatic? Over the past few months, the normally bureaucratic Federal Communications Commission keeps taking a starring turn at the center of public debate and corporate wrangling in moments like these: The April federal appeals […]

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