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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Excerpt from a Wednesday blog post entitled “Stop Unfairly Censoring Commissioners” by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly.

“As it is being applied today, the Commission’s existing rule intended to protect nonpublic information hinders Commissioner’s abilities to engage in the fulsome dialogue and obtain the data needed to most thoroughly and thoughtfully consider and comment on items. Moreover, it’s being applied discriminatorily as Commissioners are silenced while the Chairman, the Commission’s media relations […]

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Excerpts from comments made by Scott Wallsten in his Technology Policy Institute blog. The posting, dated prior to Thursday’s Commission vote on the set-top box issue, noted that the share of split votes at the agency during Chairman Tom Wheeler’s tenure is the highest of any chairman dating back to Reed Hunt in 1994.

“No longer do politicians reach across party lines to reach compromise with their ideological opposites. One might expect our expert, independent agencies to buck that trend. Unfortunately, the Federal Communications Commission, at least, seems to be following Congress down the partisan divide.”

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Excerpt from comments made by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler this week at the New America Foundation’s Forum entitled “Digital Equity: Technology and Learning in the Lives of Lower Income Families.”

At a time when our economy and our lives are increasingly moving online, it doesn’t make sense for Lifeline to focus only on 20th century narrowband voice service.

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Repair Specialist

IRONTON TELEPHONE COMPANY has an opening for a Repair Specialist.  If interested contact Gale Bennett at gbennett@ironton.com. Job Description:  JOB RR Repair Specialist Level 1 2016 – JKBR1GBrev

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Telecom Installation & Repair Technician

IRONTON TELEPHONE COMPANY has an opening for a Telecom Installation & Repair Technician.  If interested, please contact Gale Bennett at gbennett@ironton.com. Job Description –  JOB I & R Service Tech 2016

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