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Michael Powell's Statements

3/16/05
Congratulates Kevin Martin on Selection as Next FCC Chairman.
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3/14/05
FCC Designates 811 as the Nationwide Number to Protect Pipelines, Utilities from Excavation Damage.
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3/11/05
D.C. Circuit LNP Decisions.
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3/10/05
FCC Extends Truth-in-Billing Rules to Wireless Phones; Seeks Comment on Additional Measures to Increase Ability of Consumers to Make Informed Choices.
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3/10/05
FCC Opens Access to New Spectrum for Wireless Broadband in the 3650 MHz Band.
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3/10/05
FCC Designates 811 as the Nationwide Number to Protect Pipelines, Utilities from Excavation Damage.
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3/3/05
Commends Swift Action to Protect Internet Voice Services.
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2/28/05
Commission Denial of Indecency Complaints Against Veterans Day Broadcast of "Saving Private Ryan".
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2/28/05
Names Deborah Klein as Media Bureau Acting Chief.
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2/23/05
FCC Finds AT&T Unlawfully Avoided Paying Fees on Prepaid Calling Card Service.
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2/23/05
Three Proposed Forfeitures For Violation of Commission Closed Captioning Rules.
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2/10/05
FCC Resolves Dual and Multicast Carriage Issues.
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2/10/05
FCC Moves to Replace Outmoded Rules Governing Intercarrier Compensation.
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2/10/05
FCC Task Force Recommends Actions to Speed the Rollout of Wireless Broadband Services to Consumers Across America.
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2/10/05
FCC Clarifies TCPA Rules: Acts on Several Reconsideration Petitions.
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2/10/05
Commission Adopts Rules To help Ensure Accuracy of Phone Bills and Reduce Slamming Problems.
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2/10/05
FCC Reduces Cost of Switching Long Distance Providers.
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2/9/05
Chairman Powell and Commissioner Copps letter to Leadership of Senate and House Commerce Committees on Amending Open Meeting Provision of Sunshine Act.
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2/8/05
Transition to On-line Registration for Commercial Links in the 70 GHz, 80 GHz, and 90 GHz Bands.
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2/8/05
Opening Remarks at the FCC Low Power FM Forum.
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2/7/05
Acceptance of Nextel of 800 MHz Interference Solution.
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Photos of February 7th Event

2/4/05
Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market for the Delivery of Video Programming.
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1/31/05
On APTS/NCTA Digital TV Carriage Agreement.
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1/21/05
On Leaving the Commission.
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1/14/05
Opening of Two Investigations into Potential Violations of "Payola" and Sponsorship Identification Laws.
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1/13/05
Barbara J. Douglas to Leave the Commission.
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1/13/05
Changes Announced in FCC Office of General Counsel; John Rogovin to Leave Office; Austin Schlick to be Acting General Counsel.
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1/6/05
Applauding Completion of the National Response Plan.
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12/16/04
With Commissioner Abernathy Reacting to Line-Sharing.
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12/15/04
FCC Adopts New Rules for Network Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Phone Carriers.
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12/15/04
FCC to Examine Ban on Using Cellular Telephones on Airborne Aircraft.
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12/15/04
FCC Amending Rules on Wideband Unlicensed Devices and Affirming Rules on Ultra-wideband Technology.
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12/15/04
FCC Paves the Way for New Broadband Services in the Air.
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12/15/04
Commission Promotes Deployment of Broadband Communications on Vessels.
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12/15/04
FCC Expands Availability of Funding for Rural Telemedicine Services.
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12/9/04
Statement Concerning Passage of Telecommunications Legislation.
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12/6/04
Statement Concerning Universal Service Fund.
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12/3/04
Reaction to Supreme Court Cable Modem Decision.
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11/26/04
SBC’s Tiptop Service.
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11/24/04
First Anniversary of Wireless Local Number Portability.
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11/17/04
The Inception of the "Next Generation E9-1-1 Program" By the National Emergency Number Association.
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11/12/04
FCC Improves Data Collection to Monitor Nationwide Broadband Rollout.
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11/10/04
Meeting with Assistant Secretary Gallagher to Plan and Coordinate Spectrum Policy.
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11/9/04
FCC Finds that VONAGE Not Subject to Patchwork of State Regulations Governing Telephone Companies.
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11/8/04
GAO Opinion Letter Regarding FCC Action in 800 Mhz Proceeding.
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10/28/04
Praising Strong Universal Service Enforcement Action.
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10/27/04
FCC Grants BOC Petitions for Forbearance From Section 271 Requirements for "Broadband Elements".
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10/26/04
FCC Consents With Conditions to Cingular Wireless Acquisition of AT&T Wireless Licenses and Authorizations.
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10/22/04
FCC Further Spurs Advanced Fiber Network Deployment.
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10/21/04
Enforcement Bureau Consent Decrees on Children's Television Programming Rules for Cable Programmers.
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10/14/04
FCC Removes More Roadblocks to Broadband Deployment in Residential Neighborhoods.
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10/14/04
FCC Clears Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services in 1710-1755 MHz Band by Making Relocation Spectrum Available for Incumbent Federal Government Operations.
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10/14/04
FCC Adopts Rules for Broadband Over Power Lines to Increase Competition and Promote Broadband Service to All Americans.
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10/4/04
Announces Major DTV Consumer Education Initiative "DTV - Get It!"
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9/28/04
Chairman Powell to Kickoff Consumer Education Initiative on Transition to Digital Television.
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9/22/04
Complaints Against Various Television Licensees Concerning Their February 1, 2004, Broadcast of the Super Bowl XXXVII Halftime Show.
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9/21/04
Chairman Powell Applauds Opening of National Museum of the American Indian.
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9/10/04
FCC Adopts Nationwide Programmatic Agreement to Streamline Review Process for Communications Towers.
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9/9/04
FCC Adopts Annual Report on State of Competition in the Wireless Industry.
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9/9/04
New Figures Show Broadband Deployment Accelerating in the U.S.
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9/9/04
FCC Considers Reducing the Time Interval for Number Porting Between Wireline and Wireless Carriers.
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9/9/04
FCC Designates Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services and Proposes Licensing and Service Rules.
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9/9/04
FCC Establishes Rules for Digital Low Power Television and Television Translator Stations.
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9/9/04
FCC Adopts Children’s Programming Obligations for Digital Television Broadcasters.
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9/8/04
Written Statement of Chairman Powell on Implementing the 9-11 Commission's Recommendation to Expeditiously Provide Spectrum to Public Safety Organizations, Before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate.
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9/7/04
Applauds $400,000 FCC Enforcement Action Regarding the National Do-Not-Call Registry.
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8/30/04
Government's Appeal of the 9th Circuit's Cable Modem Ruling.
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8/20/04
Unbundled Access to Network Elements; Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers.
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8/6/04
FCC Releases Solution to Interference Problem Faced by 800 MHz Public Safety Radio Systems.
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8/4/04
FCC Takes Next Steps to Promote Digital TV Transition.
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8/4/04
FCC Adopts Rules to Enhance Network Outage Reporting to Facilitate More Reliable Telecommunications and Promote Homeland Security.
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8/4/04
Homeland Security Policy Council Highlights FCC Actions Promoting Homeland Security.
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8/4/04
FCC Adopts Further Measures to Safeguard the E-Rate Program.
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8/4/04
FCC Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Declaratory Ruling Regarding Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act.
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8/4/04
Commission Seeks Comment On Rule Changes for The Emergency Alert System.
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8/4/04
FCC Takes Action to Promote Broadband Deployment to Multiple Dwelling Units (MDUs).
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8/4/04
FCC Takes Action to Protect Wireless Subscribers From Spam.
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7/14/04
"The Future is Bright for Powerline Broadband:" Statement Following Broadband Over Powerline Demonstration
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7/8/04
Press Statement Concerning 800 MHz Item at July 8, 2004, Agenda Meeting.
"Improving Public Safety Communications in the 800 MHz Band"
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7/8/04
FCC Adopts Solution to Interference Problem Faced by 800 MHz Public Safety Radio Systems.
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7/8/04
FCC Adopts Adopts All-or-Nothing Rule to Replace Pick-and-Choose Rule.
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7/8/04
FCC Adopts Measures to Increase Rural Investment and Facilitate Deployment of Spectrum-Based Service in Rural Areas.
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7/8/04
FCC Expands Spectrum Leasing Rules and Speeds Processing to Create Additional Opportunities for Access to Spectrum Through Secondary Markets.
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7/8/04
FCC Changes Rules to Promote Use of Unlicensed Broadband Service in Rural Areas.
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7/1/04
Broadcast Localism Notice of Inquiry.
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6/24/04
Reaction to Third Circuit Media Ownership Decision.
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6/24/04
Release of President's Spectrum Policy Initiative Reports.
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6/14/04
Announcing Plans for Local Telephone Competition Rules.
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6/10/04
FCC Promotes the Deployment of Wireless Broadband Services by Creating New Rules for the 2495-2690 MHz Band While Protecting Educational Services.
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6/10/04
FCC Takes Further Steps Toward Fulfilling Goals of ADA by Refining Rules Governing Provision of TRS.
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6/9/04
FCC and Clear Channel Communications, Inc., Entering Into $1.75 Million Consent Decree Concerning Indecency Restrictions.
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5/21/04
Another 70 Million Americans to Have Freedom to Switch Wireless Carriers and Keep Their Phone Number on Monday.
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5/18/04
Official Unveiling of the Commission's New RF "Anechoic" Measurement Chamber in Columbia, Maryland.
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5/14/04
The Use of N11 Codes and Other Abbreviated Dialing Arrangements, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
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5/13/04
FCC Proposes Rules to Facilitate Wireless Broadband Services Using Vacant TV Channels.
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5/5/04
Formation of Wireless Broadband Access Task Force.
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4/29/04
Lifeline and Link-Up.
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4/29/04
AT&T's Proposal to Transition to Facilities-based Competition.
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4/28/04
National Governors Association Efforts to Accelerate the Deployment of Wireless E911.
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4/21/04
FCC Decision on Petition for Declaratory Ruling that AT&T's Phone-to-Phone IP Telephony Services are Exempt from Access Charges.
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4/20/04
Praises Nextwave Settlement.
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4/15/04
Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service.
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4/15/04
Rule Changes for Improved Radio Frequency Identification Systems to Facilitate Homeland Security Efforts.
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4/15/04
Rulemaking Proposing to Allow Wireless Broadband Operations in the 3650-3700 MHz Band.
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4/15/04
Qwest's Commercial Agreement With Covad Communications Company
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4/5/04
SBC’s Commercial Agreement With Sage Telecom Concerning Access to Unbundled Network Elements.
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4/1/04
Reaction to 9th Circuit Cable Modem Decision
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3/31/04
Press Statement with Commissioners Abernathy, Copps, Martin and Adelstein On Triennial Review Next Steps.
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3/31/04
Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, and the Judiciary of the Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives on the FCC's FY2005 Budget Estimates.
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3/26/04
Powell Comments On President's Call For Universal, Affordable Broadband.
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3/18/04
FCC Finds That Broadcast of “F-Word” During Golden Globe Awards Was Indecent and Profane.
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3/17/04
Order Released on FCC Eliminating Rules in Order to Expand Long Distance Competition.
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3/12/04
Qwest Corporation Apparent Liability for Forfeiture.
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3/11/04
FCC Amends International Telecommunications Policy In Step With Market Changes.
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3/11/04
FCC Seeks Comment On Rules To Eliminate Spam From Mobile Phones.
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3/11/04
FCC Eliminates Rules In Order To Expand Long Distance Competition.
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3/11/04
FCC To Assess Whether Broadband Networks Are Being Made Available To All Americans.
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3/2/04
D.C. Circuit Decision on Triennial Review.
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3/2/04
Homeland Security: Media Security and Reliability Council Holds Final Meeting Under Initial Two Year Charter. FCC Releases Emergency Preparedness Guide for Local Media and Announces Rechartering of Council.
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3/1/04
Chairman Powell and Acting Assistant Secretary Gallagher Meet To Plan And Coordinate Spectrum Policy.
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2/24/04
FCC to Receive National Leadership Award From National Congress of American Indians.
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2/24/04
Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP).
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2/17/04
Court’s Upholding Do-Not-Call Rules.
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2/12/04
FCC Moves to Allow More Opportunities for Consumers Through Voice Services Over the Internet.
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2/12/04
FCC Rules That Pulver.com's Free World Dialup Service Should Remain Free From Unnecessary Regulation.
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2/12/04
FCC Opens Proceeding to Streamline and Improve Network Outage Reporting.
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2/12/04
FCC Proposes Rules for Broadband Over Power Lines to Promote Broadband Service to Underserved Areas and Increase Competition.
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2/12/04
Chairman Powell's Letters to Cable and Broadcast Industry Concerning Indecent Programming.

2/11/04
Testimony on Indecency.
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2/2/04
Calls Super Bowl Halftime Show A "Classless, Crass, Deplorable Stunt." Opens Investigation.
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1/27/04
FCC'S Multichannel Video Distribution and Data Service Auction Concludes.
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1/27/04
Commission Proposes to Fine Clear Channel Communications $755,000 for Apparent Violations of Indecency and Public Inspection File Rules.
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1/27/04
Commission Proposes to Fine Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc., Statutory Maximum for Apparent Violation of Indecency Rules.
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1/20/04
Announcing Appointment of Lisa M. Zaina as Chief Executive Officer of the Universal Service Administrative Company.
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1/14/04
FCC's Conditioned Approval of News Corp-DirecTV Merger.
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1/5/04
FCC Enforcement Action on Junk Faxes.
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12/19/03
Subject to Conditions, Commission Approves Transaction Between General Motors Corp., Hughes Electronics Corp. and the News Corporation Ltd.
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12/17/03
FCC Opens Proceeding On Smart Radios.
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12/17/03
FCC Takes Additional Steps to Improve the Universal Service Schools and Libraries Program.
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12/17/03
FCC Adopts Rules for Intelligent Transportation Systems to Advance Homeland Security and Traveler Safety.
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12/17/03
Applications of Savannah College of Art and Design and Diocese of Savannah for Construction Permit and License in the Instructional Television Fixed Service on the G-Group Channels at Bloomington, Georgia and the A-Groups Channels at Savannah, Georgia.
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12/8/03
Infinity Broadcasting Operations, Inc., Licensee of Stations WKRK-FM, Detroit, Michigan, Forfeiture Order.
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12/3/03
Watershed Moment for Telecom: No More Local Markets. End of the Road for the 271 Process.
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11/21/03
Federal and State Regulators Agree on Success of Local Number Portability.
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11/13/03
FCC Task Force Reports on Spectrum Policy Reform Progress and Initiatives.
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11/13/03
FCC Completes First Phase of Implementation for 2003 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-03) Final Acts.
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11/13/03
FCC Expands E911 Rules
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11/13/03
FCC Begins Inquiry And Proposed Rulemaking Regarding 'Interference Temperature' Approach For Interference Management.
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11/13/03
FCC Adjustment of Universal Service Rural Health Care Rules.
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11/13/03
FCC Makes Additional Spectrum Available For Unlicensed Use.
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11/10/03
FCC Clears Way for Local Number Portability Between Wireline and Wireless Carriers.
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11/6/03
FCC to Begin Internet Telephony Proceedings.
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11/6/03
Opening of Application Window for AM Radio Service.
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11/4/03
Petition of Verizon for Forbearance from the Prohibition of Sharing, Operating, Installation, and Maintenance Functions Under Section 53.203(a)(2) of the Commission's Rules
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11/4/03
FCC Adopts Anti-Piracy Protection For Digital TV
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11/3/03
FCC Enforcement Action on Do-Not-Call Rules.
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10/30/03
Meeting with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jordan's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission.
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10/30/03
Testimony on Universal Service to the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
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10/28/03
Court Upholds Key Component of Powell Digital Transition Plan.
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10/16/03
FCC Adopts Third Generation ("3G") Rules Making 90 MHz of Spectrum Available for Broadband and Advanced Wireless Services.
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10/16/03
FCC Opens 70, 80, and 90 GHz Spectrum Bands for Deployment of Broadband "Millimeter Wave" Technologies.
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10/16/03
FCC Modifies High-Cost Support Mechanism But Maintains Current Support Levels.
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10/7/03
10th Circuit Court Of Appeals Lifting Stay of Do-Not-Call Registry.
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10/7/03
The Development of Secondary Markets; Joint Statement with Commissoner Martin
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10/6/03
9th Circuit Cable Modem Decision.
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10/3/03
Letter to The Direct Marketing Association, Inc. Regarding Do-Not-Call Registry Database.
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10/2/03
Establishment of Special Do-Not-Call Enforcement Team.
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9/30/03
Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate on Rules and Regulations Implementing the Do-Not-Call Registry Pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991
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9/29/03
FCC Do-Not-Call Rules Remain in Force: Enforcement Begins October 1.
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9/26/03
Full Membership of the Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age.
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9/26/03
Statement Following Yesterdays Do-Not-Call List Court Decision from the Colorado District Court.
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9/25/03
FCC Ready to Protect Consumers from Unwanted Calls. Joint FCC, FTC Effort Ensures Enforcement Begins October 1.
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9/24/03
Do Not Call List Court Decision
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9/22/03
Joint Press Statement with Abernathy & Martin on Granting Conditioned Approval of Univision/HBC Merger.
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9/16/03
Statement Issued Following Senate Passage of S.J. Res. 17.
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9/11/03
"And That's the Way It Is" - An Opinion Piece from The Wall Street Journal

9/10/03
Implementation of Section 304 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Commercial Availability of Navigation Devices; and Compatibility Between Cable Systems and Consumer Electronics Equipment.
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9/10/03
Review of the Commission Rules Regarding the Pricing of Unbundled Network Elements and the Resale of Services by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers.
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9/10/03
Facilitating the Provision of Spectrum-Based Services to Rural Areas and Promoting Opportunities for Rural Telephone Companies To Provide Spectrum-Based Services.
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9/10/03
Modification of Parts 2 and 15 of the Commission’s Rules for Unlicensed Devices and Equipment Approval.
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9/9/03
Wireless Industry Voluntary Consumer Code.
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9/8/03
Names Christopher Libertelli Senior Legal Advisor, and Sheryl Wilkerson as Legal Advisor for Wireless and International Issues.
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9/4/03
Wireless Hearing Aid Compatibility Progress.
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8/29/03
The Introduction of New Satellite Licensing Procedures.
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8/22/03
On Naming of Michael Gallagher to Head NTIA.
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8/21/03
Review of Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (CC Docket 01-338).
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8/20/03
"Localism in Broadcasting" Initiative.
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8/20/03
Intention to Appoint Bryan Tramont as FCC Chief of Staff.
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8/20/03
Effects of Communications Towers on Migratory Birds.
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8/20/03
Julia Johnson, Former Florida PSC Chair, to Head FCC Federal Diversity Advisory.
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8/18/03
Marsha MacBride to Step Down as FCC Chief of Staff.
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8/14/03
Modified the Exemption for Wireless Phones under the Hearing Aid Compatibility Act.
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8/11/03
Revisions to the Rules Governing the Commission's Advisory Committee on Local, State and Tribal Matters.
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8/11/03
Issues "Wireless E911 Call to Action."
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8/6/03
Tremendous Opportunities to Build Digital Communications Capabilities of Rural America.
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7/28/03
"New Rules, Old Rhetoric," New York Times Op-ed by Chairman Powell
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7/25/03
Recognizing Ten Years of Nationwide Provision of Telecommunications Relay Services and Certifies as Compliant the State TRS Programs of All 50 States.
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7/23/03
Defends FCC Media Rules.
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7/15/03
Commending the North American Numbering Council.
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7/10/03
Section 68.4(a) of the Commission’s Rule Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones.
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7/10/03
FCC Homeland Security Initiatives.
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7/3/03
Rules and Regulations Implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991.
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7/2/03
In the Matter of the 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
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6/26/03
Amendment of the Commission’s Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies.
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6/26/03
In the Matter of Proposed Changes in the Commission's Rules Regarding Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields.
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6/26/03
Regarding Satellite Licensing Reforms.
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6/26/03
FCC Adopts Annual Report on State of Competition in the Wireless Industry.
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6/26/03
FCC Authorizes Nationwide Do-Not-Call Registry.
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6/25/03
Regarding Fox's Announcement to Launch High-Definition Programming.
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6/13/03
Introduction of the FCC Reauthorization Act of 2003
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6/9/03
In the Matter of Nationwide Programmatic Agreement Regarding the Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act Review Process
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6/5/03
Support of President's Spectrum Policy Initiative
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6/4/03
Statement on Broadcast Ownership Biennial Review Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate
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6/4/03
Revision of Parts 2 and 15 of the Commission's Rules to Permit Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (U-NII) devices in the 5 GHz band (ET Docket No. 03-122).
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6/2/03
In the Matter of the 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
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5/28/03
Homeland Security: Industry Leaders Consider Emergency Communications And Public Warning System Recommendations.
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5/19/03
Intention to Form a Federal Advisory Committee to Assist the FCC in Addressing Diversity Issues.
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5/15/03
Response to Request for Delay on Media Ownership Proceeding
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5/15/03
Telecommunications Relay Service Rules Modified; Comments Sought on Emerging Technology, Public Outreach Campaign and National Security Status of TRS
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5/15/03
FCC Adopts Spectrum Leasing Rules and Streamlined Processing for License Transfer and Assignment Applications, and Proposes Further Steps to Increase Access to Spectrum Through Secondary Markets
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5/15/03
FCC Proposes Additional Spectrum for Unlicensed Use
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5/12/03
Wireless Innovators Showcase
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5/12/03
Western Wireless Corporation and WWC Holding Co., Inc., Licensee of Cellular Radio Station KNKN343, CMA583 – North Dakota 4 – McKenzie RSA; Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture
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5/8/03
Amendment of Part 1 of the Commission’s Rules – Competitive Bidding Procedures
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5/1/03
Environmental and Historic Preservation Action Plan
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4/23/03
New Satellite Licensing Process Facilitates Faster Deployment of Consumer Services
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4/23/03
FCC Begins Inquiry Regarding Broadband Over Power Line
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4/23/03
Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism
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4/23/03
The 4.9 GHz Band Transferred from Federal Government Use
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4/16/03
Withdrawal of SBC's 271 Application for Michigan
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4/16/03
Response to Members Regarding Upcoming Biennial Review of Media Ownership

3/17/03
"Spadework in '02 to Bear Fruit in '03"
RCR Wireless OP Ed.
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3/14/03
Biennial Regulatory Review Report for the Year 2002
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3/14/03
Extending Wireless Telecommunications Services to Tribal Lands
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3/13/03
FCC Initiates Proceeding to Facilitate Wireless Broadband Access in the 2500-2690 MHz Bands
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3/13/03
FCC Begins Inquiry Regarding Interference Immunity Performance Specifications for Receivers
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3/13/03
Commission Action to Ensure that Persons with Disabilities are Able to Participate Fully in FCC Programs and Activities
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3/4/03
Verizon Premature Marketing Consent Decree
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2/27/03
Public Hearing on Broadcast Ownership, Richmond Convention Center
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2/26/03
Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives
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2/20/03
Review of Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers
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2/13/03
Revision of Part 15 of the Commission’s Rules Regarding Ultra-Wideband Transmission Systems
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2/13/03
Changes to the Federal Membership of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
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2/5/03
Statement on Broadcast Ownership Proceedings
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2/4/03
5-Gigahertz Spectrum Agreement
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1/30/03
Senator McCain's Telecommunications Ownership Diversification Initiative
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1/30/03
Flexibility Granted for Mobile Satellite Services
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1/30/03
FCC Reallocates Spectrum for New Wireless Services
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1/27/03
Supreme Court Decision in NextWave Case
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1/16/03
Public Hearing on Media Ownership, Columbia University
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1/15/03
Announcement of Staffing Changes
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1/15/03
"Rx For Telecom In Competition"
Wireless Week OP Ed.
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1/14/03
Competition Issues in the Telecommunications Industry, Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate
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1/9/03
"Finding a New Way to Communicate"
Financial Times OP Ed.
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12/19/02
Cable-Consumer Electronics Agreement on "Plug and Play"
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12/11/02
Additional Spectrum for Unlicensed Devices below 900 MHz and in the 3 GHz Band
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12/11/02
Facilitating the Provision of Spectrum-Based Services to Rural Areas and Promoting Opportunities for Rural Telephone Companies to Provide Spectrum-Based Services
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12/4/02
Announces Public Hearing in Richmond, VA on Media Ownership
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11/14/02
Order Granting Relief to Eligible Auction No. 35 Bidders
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11/13/02
FCC Grants Conditioned Approval of AT&T-Comcast Merger
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11/7/02
Review of the Commission's Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies (MM Docket No. 98-204)
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11/7/02
Spectrum Policy Task Force
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11/7/02
Amendment of Part 2 of the Commission’s Rules to Allocate Spectrum Below 3 GHz for Mobile and Fixed Services to Support the Introduction of New Advanced Wireless Services, including Third Generation Wireless Systems
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10/25/02
Telecommunications Relay Services and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Fifth Report and Order
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10/16/02
Statement on Senator McCain's Telecommunications Ownership Diversification Initiative
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10/10/02
FCC Declines to Approve EchoStar-DirecTV Merger
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10/9/02
Press Statement on SBC Forfeiture Order
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10/9/02
Press Statement on AT&T Consent Decree on E-911 Implementation
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9/12/02
Rules and Regulations Implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, CGB Docket No. 02-278, CC Docket No. 92-90
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9/10/02
Withdrawal of Qwest's Multi-State 271 Applications
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8/22/02
FCC Investigation of WNEW-FM
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Letter of Inquiry & Complaint Letter: Acrobat

8/8/02
Phase-In Plan for DTV Tuners
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7/30/02
Testimony to Senate Commerce Committee:
"Six Critical Steps for Telecom Industry Recovery"
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Attachment A: July 26 Consumer Bulletin
Attachment B: Pyramid Chart on Six Critical Steps

7/23/02
Spectrum Allocation for 3G Services
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7/22/02
Letter to WorldCom

7/21/02
WorldCom Bankruptcy Filing
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7/18/02
FCC and the WorldCom situation, Press Briefing July 16, 2002

7/16/02
Letters from Chairman Powell to Congressman Ed Markey Regarding WorldCom

7/16/02
Implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
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7/11/02
DTV Plan Update -- Progress For Consumers
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Industry Letters: Acrobat

7/9/02
Chairman Powell Appointed to President Bush's Corporate Fraud Task Force
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7/1/02
FCC Chairman Michael Powell Today Commences 2nd Term as FCC Commissioner
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6/26/02
Statement Concerning WorldCom Developments
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6/02
Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism, First Report and Order, CC Docket No. 02-6.
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6/6/02
FCC Enforcement Bureau's Establishment of Section 271 Compliance Review Program.
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5/24/02
Decision by the Court Of Appeals for the District Of Columbia Regarding the Commission's Unbundling Rules.

5/24/02
Auction of Licenses in the 747- 762 and 777- 792 MHz Bands (Auction No. 31); Auction of Licenses in the 698- 746 MHz Band (Auction No. 44); Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association Application for Review (WT Docket No. 99- 168, GN Docket No. 01- 74).
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5/23/02
Amendment of Parts 2 and 25 of the Commission’s Rules to Permit Operation of NGSO FSS Systems Co-Frequency with GSO and Terrestrial Systems in the Ku-Band Frequency Range (ET Docket No. 98-206, RM-9147, RM-9245) (rel. May 23, 2002).

5/13/02
U.S. Supreme Court Decision in TELRIC Case

4/26/02
Congratulations on Mescalero Apache Telecom One Year Anniversary

4/23/02
Joint Statement with Commissioner Abernathy on Amendment of Parts 2 and 25 of the Commission’s Rules to Permit Operation of NGSO FSS Systems Co-Frequency with GSO and Terrestrial Systems in the Ku-Band Frequency Range

4/17/02
Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, and the Judiciary of the Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives on the Federal Communications Commission's Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Estimates

4/4/02
Chairman Powell's Proposal for Voluntary Industry Actions to Speed the Digital Television Transition.
Cover Letters: Hollings | Tauzin

3/19/02
FCC Designation of Application to Assign WUMX(FM), Charlottesville, VA, for Hearing

3/19/02
Withdrawal of Verizon's 271 Application in New Jersey

3/14/02
FCC Classifies Cable Modem Service as "Information Service"

3/4/02
U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Take Up Nextwave Case

2/14/02
Appropriate Framework for Broadband Access to the Internet Over Wireline Facilities; Universal Service Obligations of Broadband Providers

2/7/02
Inquiry Concerning the Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Reasonable and Timely Fashion, CC Docket No. 98-146

12/20/01
Withdrawal of Bell South 271 Application

12/13/01
Review of the Commission's Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies (MM Docket No. 98-204)

12/12/01
Review of Regulatory Requirements for Incumbent LEC Broadband Telecommunications Services et al., CC Docket No. 01-337 et al.
Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers et al., CC Docket Nos. 01-339 et al.

12/12/01
Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce On the NEXTWAVE Settlement Legislation

11/30/01
Letter from Chairman Powell to U.S. Bankruptcy Court, California re Excite@Home high speed internet service.

11/27/01
Signing of Nextwave Settlement Agreement.
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11/16/01
Conclusion of Discussions on Nextwave Licenses

11/8/01
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Performance Measures and Standards for Unbundled Network Elements and Interconnection et al., CC Docket Nos. 01-318 et al.

10/11/01
Report and Order in MM Docket No. 98-203—In the Matter of Ancillary or Supplemental Use of Digital Television Capacity by Noncommercial Licensees

10/11/01
Report and Order in CC Docket Nos. 00-199, 97-212 and 80-286; Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in CC Docket Nos. 00-199, 99-301 and 80-286

10/11/01
Second Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in CC Docket No. 00-256, Fifteenth Report and Order in CC Docket No. 96-45, and Report and Order in CC Docket Nos. 98-77 and 98-166

10/5/01
Revision of the Commission's Rules To Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems, Request for Waiver by Cingular Wireless LLC, Sprint Spectrum L.P. d/b/a Spring PCS, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., Nextel Communications, Inc.

9/20/01
Statement Following Tour of New York Telephone Facilities and Discussion of Repair Efforts With Telephone Officials

9/12/01
FCC Expresses Sympathy and Pledges Continued Support for Telecommunications Industry

9/13/01
Opening Remarks at the FCC Agenda Meeting, September 13, 2001

8/27/01
Commissioner Tristani's Departure Announcement

8/6/01
Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on Nextwave Case

07/25/01
Assignment of Broadcast Licenses Held by Subsidiaries of Chris-Craft Industries, Inc., to Fox Television Stations, Inc.

07/10/01
Meeting with Dozen CLEC CEO's to Discuss Market Penetration Issues.

06/28/01
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and the Judiciary of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

06/26/01
Letter From Chairman Powell to the Honorable Donald L. Evans Regarding Allocation of Spectrum for New Advanced Wireless Services, Including Third Generation (3G) Wireless Systems

06/07/01
Withdrawal of SBC 271 Application in Missouri

05/22/01
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State And The Judiciary of The House Committee On Appropriations
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05/16/01
Amendment of Section 73. 658 (g) of the Commission's Rules--The Dual Network Rule (MM Docket No. 00-108).

05/10/01
Fourteenth Report and Order and Twenty-First Order on Reconsideration

04/27/01
Statement of Chairman Powell on Renomination to Federal Communications Commission.

04/26/01
Statement on Commissioner Susan Ness' Departure Announcement

04/19/01
Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions in the Telecommunications Act of 1996, CC Docket No. 96-98; Intercarrier Compensation for ISP-Bound Traffic, CC Docket No. 99-68

04/19/01
Press Statement Dual Network Report And Order

04/19/01
Regarding Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions in the Telecommunications Act of 1996, CC Docket No. 96-98; Intercarrier Compensation for ISP-Bound Traffic, CC Docket No. 99-68

04/16/01
Application of Verizon New England Inc., et al For Authorization to Provide In-Region, InterLATA Services in Massachusetts, CC Docket No. 01-9 (rel. April 16, 2001)

04/12/01
Statement on NCTA Board Commitment to Voluntary Outreach Efforts

04/06/01
Statement On White House Announcement on FCC Commissioner Appointments

03/29/01
Opening Statement Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy And Commerce. Text | Word97 | Acrobat ]

03/22/01
Statement of FCC Chairman Powell

03/16/01
FCC Order on AT&T-MediaOne

03/12/01
Disposition of Applications for the Transfer of Control of Certain Radio Licenses

02/26/01
Special Counsel Designated to Spearhead Internal FCC Reform Efforts

01/25/01
Chairman Powell Names Marsha Macbride as FCC Chief of Staff; Also Announces Transition And Personal Staff

01/22/01
On Designation as Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

01/22/01
Memorandum Opinion and Order, Applications for Consent to the Transfer of Control of Licenses by Time Warner Inc. and America Online, Inc., Transferors, to AOL Time Warner, Inc., Transferee (CS Docket No. 00-30)

01/19/01
In the Matter of Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals (CS Docket No. 98-129); Amendments to Part 76 of the Commission’s Rules; Implementation of the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999; Local Broadcast Signal Carriage Issues (CS Docket No. 00-96); Application of Network Non-Duplication, Syndicated Exclusivity and Sports Blackout Rules to Satellite Retransmission of Broadcast Signals (CS Docket No. 00-2)

01/12/01
Press Statement Clarifying Commissioner Powell’s Position on the Approval of AOL-Time Warner Merger

01/11/01
Press Statement on the Approval of AOL-Time Warner Merger

12/11/00
FCC Forum on Market Entry Barrier Studies

12/08/00
Definition of Radio Markets, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

10/27/00
In the Matter of Repeal or Modification of the Personal Attack and Political Editorial Rules, MM Docket No. 83-484

10/27/00
Legislation on Telecommunications Ownership Diversification.

10/12/00
In the Matter of Amendment of Section 19.735-203 of the Commission's Rules Concerning Nonpublic Information Order.

10/11/00
In the Matter of Repeal or Modification of the Personal Attack and Political Editorial Rules, MM Docket No. 83-484, Order and Request to Update Record.

9/22/00
Standardized Disclosure requirements for Television Broadcast Licensee Public Interest Obligations.

9/22/00
Children's Television Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

9/22/00
Standardized Disclosure requirements for Television Broadcast Licensee Public Interest Obligations.

9/22/00
Creation of Low Power Radio Service, MM Docket No. 99-25.

9/19/00
Extension of the Filing Requirement for Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC Form 398).

9/01/00
AMFM Inc./Clear Channel Inc. Transfer of Control.

7/27/00
En Banc Hearing on AOL/Time Warner Merger.

7/21/00
In The Matter of Implementation of Video Description of Video Programming, MM Docket No. 99-339, Report and Order

6/20/00
1998 Biennial Regulatory Review – Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

6/20/00
Amendment of Section 73.658(g) of the Commission’s Rules – The Dual Network Rule.

6/8/00
Regarding Initiative To Promote Telephone Subscribership on Tribal Lands

6/5/00
Applications for Consent to the Transfer of Control of Licenses and Section 214 Authorizations from MediaOne Group, Inc.,Transferor, to AT&T Corp., Transferee.

6/1/00
Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees, WT Docket No. 97-82, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

5/2/00
Commissioner Powell Re: Unauthorized Changes of Consumer's Long Distance Carriers

4/18/00
Commissioner Powell Criticizes Apparent Politicization of Commission Business

3/14/00
Opening Statement Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Commerce on The Telecommunications Merger Act of 2000Text | Word97 | Acrobat ]

3/10/00
Service Rules for the 746-764 and 776-794MHz Bands, and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission’s Rules (Guard Bands), WT Docket No. 99-168, Second Report and Order

2/3/00
Review of the Commission's Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies (MM Docket 98-204)

1/28/00
Order on Reconsideration in WQED Pittsburgh

1/20/00
Creation of Low Power Radio Service

12/29/99
Applications of WQED Pittsburgh and Cornerstone Television, Inc. For Consent to the Assignment of License of Noncommercial Educational Station WQEX(TV), Channel *16, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

12/22/99
Application by Bell Atlantic New York for Authorization Under Section 271 of the Communications Act to Provide In-Region, InterLATA Service in the State of New York (CC Docket No. 99-295)

12/15/99
Notice Of Inquiry, In the Matter of Public Interest Obligations of TV Broadcast Licensees

10/26/99
Opening Statement Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Commerce, "Federal Communications Commission Reform for the New Millennium."

10/8/99
Press Statement on Draft Legislation on Telecommunications Ownership Diversification

10/8/99
Separate Statement: Memorandum Opinion and Order, Applications of Ameritech Corp., Transferor, and SBC Communications Inc., Transferee, For Consent to Transfer Control of Corporations Holding Commission Licenses and Lines Pursuant to Section 214 and Section 310(d) of the Communications Act and Parts 5, 22, 24, 25, 63, 90, 95, and 101 of the Commission's Rules (CC Docket No. 98-141)

10/6/99
Press Statement: Memorandum Opinion and Order, Applications of Ameritech Corp., Transferor, and SBC Communications Inc., Transferee, For Consent to Transfer Control of Corporations Holding Commission Licenses and Lines Pursuant to Section 214 and Section 310(d) of the Communications Act and Parts 5, 22, 24, 25, 63, 90, 95, and 101 of the Commission's Rules (CC Docket No. 98-141)

10/4/99
Statement on Y2K Stabilization Policy Guidelines

9/16/99
In the Matter of Interconnection and Resale Obligations Pertaining to Commercial Mobile Radio Services, WT Docket No. 98-100 and GN Docket No. 94-33, Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration.

9/15/99
Third Report and Order and Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. 96-98)

9/15/99
1998 Biennial Regulatory Review-Spectrum Aggregation Limits for Wireless Telecommunications Carriers, WT Docket No. 98-205, WT Docket No. 96-59, GN Docket No. 93-252, Report and Order

8/11/99
In the Matter of Petition of Ameritech Corporation for Forbearance from Enforcement of Section 275(a) if the Communications Act, as Amended, CC Docket No. 98-65, Memorandum Opinion and Order

8/5/99
Review of the Commission's Regulations Governing Television Broadcasting (MM Docket No. 91-221); and Television Satellite Stations Review of Policy and Rules (MM Docket No. 87-8))

7/20/99
Notice of Inquiry, Low-Volume Long-Distance Users (CC Docket No. 99-XXX)

7/14/99
Implementation of Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 -- Access to Telecommunications Services, Telecommunications Equipment, and Customer Premises Equipment by Persons with Disabilities, Report and Order and Notice of Inquiry (WT Docket No. 96-198)

6/10/99
Concurring on Promotion of Competitive Networks in Local Telecommunications Markets

6/30/99
Press Statement of Commisioner Powell Regarding Proposed SBC-Ameritech Merger

6/11/99
Promotion of Competitive Networks in Local Telecommunications Markets; Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions in the Telecommunications Act of 1996; and Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association Petition for Rule Making and Amendment of the Commission's Rules to Preempt State and Local Imposition of Discriminatory and/or Excessive Taxes and Assessments (CC Docket No. 96-98)

5/27/99
Seventh Report & Order and Thirteenth Order on Reconsideration in CC Docket No. 96-45, Fourth Report & Order in CC Docket No. 96-262, CC Docket Nos. 96- 45, 96-262

5/27/99
Twelfth Order on Reconsideration and Fifth Report and Order, Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45

5/26/99
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

5/13/99
Commercial Availability of Navigation Devices, CS Docket No. 97-80

4/29/99
Opening Statement Before The Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem. WordPerfect Format | Ascii Text Format ]

4/16/99
Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. No. 96-98)

4/15/99
Commissioner Michael K. Powell Concurring in the Matter of Truth-in-Billing and Billing Format (CC Docket No. 98-170)

4/15/99
Commissioners Michael K. Powell and Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth, Dissenting in Part: Trinity Broadcasting of Florida, Inc., Miami, Florida, MM Docket No. 93-75,

3/31/99
Implementation of Cable Act Reform Provisions of the Telecommunications Act, CS Docket No. 96-85

3/30/99
Y2K Communications Sector Report

3/17/99
Opening Statement Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Commerce

2/25/99
Bell Atlantic (North) Telephone Companies' Continuing Property Records Audit et al.

2/25/99
Declaratory Ruling in CC Docket No. 96-98 and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in CC Docket No. 99-68, Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. 96-98) and Inter-Carrier Compensation for ISP-Bound Traffic (CC Docket No. 99-68)

1/28/99
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in MM Docket No. 95-25 Creation of a Low Power FM Radio Service

1/28/99
Policy and Rules Concerning the Interstate Interexchange Marketplace; Implementation of Section 254(g) of the Communications Act of 1934, as Amended; Petitions for Forbearance (CC Docket No. 96-61), Memorandum Opinion and Order

1/28/99
In the Matter of Inquiry Concerning the Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Resonable and Timely Fashions (CC Docket 98-146). (Acrobat File)

12/31/98
Policy and Rules Concerning the Interstate Interexchange Marketplace; Implementation of Section 254(g) of the Communications Act of 1934, as Amended; Petitions for Forbearance, CC Docket No. 96-61

12/17/98
Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in Markets for the Delivery of Video Programming, CS Docket No. 98-102

12/17/98
Second Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Implementation of the Subscriber Carrier Selection Changes Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and Policies and Rules Concerning Unauthorized Changes of Consumers' Long Distance Carriers (CC Docket No. 94-129)

11/19/98
Review of the Commission's Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies and Termination of EEO Streamlining Proceeding (MM Docket Nos. 98-204 and 96-16)

11/19/98
Implementation of Section 25 of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992; and Direct Broadcast Satellite Public Interest Obligations (MM Docket No. 93-25)

11/19/98
1998 Biennial Regulatory Review Spectrum Aggregation Limits for Wireless Telecommunications Carriers

10/22/98
The Signing into Law by President Clinton of the Year 2000 Information and Readiness Disclosure Act

10/14/98
Press Statement of FCC Commissioner Michael Powell Network Reliability and Interoperability Council, Washington, D.C.

10/13/98
Application of BellSouth Corporation et al. Pursuant to Section 271 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to Provide In-Region, InterLATA Services in Louisiana (CC Docket No. 98-121)

09/28/98
Memorandum Opinion and Order, In the Matter of AT&T Corporation, et al. v. Ameritech Corp. et al. (File Nos. E-98-41 et al.)

09/17/98
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, In the Matter of Truth-in-Billing and Billing Format (CC Docket No. 98-170)

09/14/98
Memorandum Opinion and Order, Application of WorldCom, Inc. and MCI Telecommunications Corporation for Transfer of Control of MCI Communications Corporation to WorldCom, Inc. (CC Docket No. 97-211)

09/11/98
Petition for the Extension of the Compliance Date under Section 107 of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act by AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. et al.

08/06/98
Petition for Rulemaking of Ameritech New Media, Inc., Regarding Development of Competition and Diversity in Video Programming Distribution and Carriage, CS Docket No. 97-248, RM No. 9097

08/06/98
Combined Statement on Memorandum Opinion and Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Petition of Bell Atlantic Corporation for Relief From Barriers to Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Services et al. (CC Docket Nos. 98-11 et al.) and, Notice of Inquiry, Inquiry Concerning the Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Reasonable and Timely Fashion, and Possible Steps to Accelerate Such Deployment Pursuant to Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. 98-146).

07/31/98
Before the Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem.

06/23/98
Personal Communications Industry Association's Broadband Personal Communications Services Alliance's Petition for Forbearance For Broadband Personal Communications Services

06/22/98
Personal Attack and Political Editorial Rules

06/16/98
Opening Statement Before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Commmittee on Ways and Means

06/12/98
Fifth Order on Reconsideration and Fourth Report and Order, Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45

06/11/98
Commercial Availability of Navigation Devices, CS Docket No. 97-80

06/10/98
Opening Statement Before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

05/08/98
Report in Response to Senate Bill 1768 and Conference Report on H.R. 3579.

04/17/98
Performance Measurements and Reporting Requirements for Operations Support Systems, Interconnection, and Operator Services and Directory Assistance (CC Docket No. 98-56).

04/10/98
Report to Congress, Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service (CC Docket No. 96-45)

04/02/98
Implementation of Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 -- Access to Telecommunications Services, Telecommunications Equipment, and Customer Premises Equipment by Persons with Disabilities, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

03/31/98
Opening Statement Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Commerce

03/25/98
Opening Statement, Before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

03/24/98
Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing For Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees (WT Docket No. 97-82)

03/12/98
1998 Biennial Regulatory Review -- Review of the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules and other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996

02/19/98
Policies and Rules for the Direct Broadcast Satellite Service, IB Docket No. 98-21

02/03/98
Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS). Third Order On Reconsideration

01/28/98
Press Statement Regarding Free Time For Candidates

01/07/98
Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees (WT Docket No. 97-82)

12/30/97
Fourth Order on Reconsideration, Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service (CC Docket No. 96-45), Report and Order, Access Charge Reform, Price Cap Review for Local Exchange Carriers, Transport Rate Structure and Pricing, End User Common Line Charge (CC Docket Nos. 96-262, 94-1, 91-213, 95-72).

12/24/97
Application of BellSouth Corporation et al. Pursuant to Section 271 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to Provide In-Region, InterLATA Services in South Carolina (CC Docket No. 97-208).

12/16/97
Federal-State Joint Board on CC Docket No. 96-45, Universal Service, Third Order on Reconsideration.

11/25/97
Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding Procedures for Commercial and Instructional Fixed Television Service Licenses (MM Docket No. 97-00), Reexamination of the Policy Statement on Comparative Broadcast Hearings (GC Docket No. 92-52) and Proposals to Reform the Commission's Comparative Hearing Process to Expedite the Resolution of Cases (Gen Docket No. 90-264).



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