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Statements 2008

12/30/08
Statement of Commissioner McDowell Upon the Departure of Commissioner Tate.
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12/24/08
FCC Takes Steps to Implement "Analog Nightlight" Act.
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12/23/08
Amended Parts 73 and 74 of the Commission's Rules to Establish Rules for Replacement Digital Low Power Television Translator Stations.
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12/19/08
Commission Orders Timely Implementation of Ten-Digit Numbering, Interoperability for Internet-based TRS Users.
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12/12/08
FCC Grants Forbearance from Legacy Reporting Requirements.
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11/24/08
Commissioner McDowell to Visit Richmond, VA, for DTV Outreach.
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11/17/08
Commissioner McDowell to Conduct “90 Days Out” DTV Interviews.
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11/13/08
Commission Addresses Applications for 700 MHz Band Licenses of Union Telephone Company and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, Auction No. 73.
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11/7/08
Commission Addresses Closed Captioning Matters, Including Those Related to Digital Television, and Seeks Further Comment.
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11/7/08
Commissioner McDowell to Visit Boston for DTV Outreach.
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11/7/08
Adopted Rules for the Use of Distributed Transmission System (DTS) Technologies in the Digital Television (DTV) Service.
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11/6/08
Commissioner McDowell to Visit Philadelphia for DTV Outreach.
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11/5/08
Order Responding to D.C. Circuit Mandamus and Joint Board Recommended Decision, Seeks Further Comment on Comprehensive Reform.
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11/4/08
FCC Approves, With Conditions, Sprint-Nextel/Clearwire Transaction.
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11/4/08
FCC Approves, With Conditions, Verizon Wireless-ALLTEL Transaction.
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11/4/08
FCC Adopts Rules For Unlicensed Use of Television White Spaces.
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11/3/08
Response to Decision to Remove the Intercarrier Compensation and Universal Service Proposals From November 4 Agenda.
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10/31/08
Globalstar WiMAX Order Joint Statement With Chairman Martin.
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10/21/08
Order Implementing NET 911 Act.
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9/26/08
Commissioner McDowell to Visit Boise, Idaho, and four Montana Cities, as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
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9/25/08
FCC Moves a Step Closer to Solving Nation's Communications Challenges Currently Faced by America's First Responders.
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9/6/08
FCC Grants Forbearance from Legacy Reporting and Accounting Requirements, Seeks Comment on Industry-Wide Reporting.
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8/26/08
Announces Additional Details on his Visit to Alaska as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
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8/25/08
FCC Seeks Comment on Implementation of NET 911 Improvement Act.
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8/25/08
Announces Staff Change.
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8/21/08
Commissioner McDowell to Visit Alaska as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
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8/5/08
Commission Approves Transaction Between Sirius Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. and XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. Subject to Conditions.
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8/5/08
FCC Grants Qwest Forbearance.
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8/1/08
FCC Examines Fees Used to Fund Commission Budget.
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8/1/08
Commission Orders Comcast to End Discriminatory Network Management Practices.
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7/30/08
FCC Public En Banc Hearing in Brooklyn, NY, on Public Safety Interoperable Communications and the 700 MHz D Block Proceeding.
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7/29/08
FCC En Banc Hearing and Conference on Overcoming Barriers to Communications Financing, New York, NY.
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7/28/08
Commission Approves Transaction Between Sirius Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. and XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. Subject to Conditions.
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7/23/08
FCC Commissioner McDowell Announces Staff Change.
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7/21/08
En Banc Hearing on Broadband and the Digital Future, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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7/17/08
Industry-Wide Agreement to Fight Against Child Pornography.
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6/27/08
6th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision upholding FCC Video Franchise Rules.
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6/23/08
FCC Grants Formal Complaint Regarding Verizon Customer Retention Practices.
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6/17/08
Rules Amended to Require Telemarketers to Honor Do-Not-Call List Registrations Indefinitely.
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6/12/08
Public Hearing on Early Termination Fees.
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5/14/08
FCC Seeks Comment on How to Proceed With the Reauction of the 700 MHz D Block Spectrum and Creation of a Nationwide, Interoperable Public Safety Broadband Network.
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5/1/08
FCC Takes Action to Cap High Cost Support Under the Universal Service Fund.
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4/24/08
FCC Grants AT&T Forbearance From Legacy Cost Assignment Rules.
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4/23/08
FCC Releases Order on Reconsideration and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on DTV Consumer Education Initiative.
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4/17/08
Public En Banc Hearing at Stanford University on Broadband Network Management Practices.
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Italian Translation: Acrobat

4/15/08
Before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, U.S. House of Representatives.
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4/9/08
FCC Adopts Rules for Delivery of Commercial Mobile Alerts to the Public During Emergencies.
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3/27/08
Direct Broadcast Satellite Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals.
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3/27/08
BitTorrent and Comcast Resolution.
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3/19/08
FCC Expands, Improves Broadband Data Collection.
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Statement on 706 Report: Word | Acrobat

3/19/08
FCC Bans Exclusive Contracts for Telecommunications Services in Apartment Buildings.
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3/6/08
Nomination of Neil Patel to be Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information.
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3/3/08
FCC Adopts Digital Television Consumer Education Order.
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2/28/08
FCC Modifies Hearing Aid Compatibility Rules to Improve Access for Americans With Hearing Loss to Wireless Handsets.
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2/25/08
Hearing on Broadband Network Management Practices, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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2/19/08
FCC Releases Forfeiture Order for NYPD Blue Episode.
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2/4/08
FCC Releases Annual Report on State of Competition in Wireless Industry.
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1/29/08
Commission issues NPRM seeking comment on rules governing the amount of high-cost universal service support provided to competitive eligible telecommunications carriers (Identical Support NPRM).
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1/29/08
Commission issues NPRM seeking comment on the merits of using reverse auctions to determine the amount of high-cost universal service support provided to eligible telecommunications carriers serving rural, insular, and high-cost areas (Reverse Auctions NPRM).
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1/29/08
Commission issues NPRM seeking comment on the recommendation of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service regarding comprehensive reform of high-cost universal service support (Joint Board NPRM).
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1/2/08
APTS/PBS/DIRECTV Digital Carriage Agreement.
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last reviewed/updated on December 22, 2011  


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