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The Wiley Rein deep bench in telecom gets even larger....
Since becoming Chairman, I’ve spoken often about the importance of reviewing the FCC’s rules and processes, and eliminating or modernizing outdated practices that no longer make sense. There is no better example of an FCC rule that has outlived its usefulness and deserves to be eliminated than our sports blackout rule.
@FCCTomWheeler gets into his groove - going after the FCC's sports blackout rule in this new blog post.
In June 2013, President Obama announced the ConnectED initiative intended to equip schools with the best technology available. The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) recently shared new details about ConnectED pledges, which allows for some preliminary observations about the program. It appears the Obama administration and its private partners are taking the right approach to integrating technology into the nation’s classrooms.
ConnectED - lots of discussion and hype about this. But what is the program all about? Look for more details in a report to be released on BroadbandBreakfast.com this week!
CourFederal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said that broadband users need Internet connections of at least 25 megabits per second -- far beyond what DSL connections are capable of providing. He also confirmed that users have few if any competitive options for these kinds of modern broadband services. Here’s some of the reaction.
I recently covered some big changes that Twitter has made, and here is another one. Twitter just added inline images to tweets so that you don’t need to click a link to see an attached image, but rather the Tweet itself expands. This only works with images uploaded directly to Twitter, which use a pic.twitter.com URL. If you Tweet a Vine video, you’ll also see this inline on Twitter.com or in the official Twitter apps for iPhone and Android. On top of that, ...
Interesting analysis of images and its role in retention of internet traffic.
Don't miss the important Economic Development Conference Series, in Springfield, Mass., from September 16 through September 18. More details about the event will be forthcoming here at BroadbandBreakfast.com, but register now to attend!
Important issues of digital policy face the FCC in the coming months following yesterday’s deadline for reply comments in a high-profile rulemaking. The proceeding, which has attained an unusual amount of national attention, concerns the Commission’s rationale and legal authority to regulate various relationships between broadband network operators and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The FCC needs to adopt a new approach to developing regulations.
A thoughtful analysis from Stuart Brotman of why individuals considering the net neutrality debate need to support the notion of a "third way" out of the debate from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.