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Monthly Archives: February 2017

“The outcry for things like ultra high-speed service in certain areas means longer wait for those who have no access or still rely on dial-up service, as providers rush to serve the denser and more profitable areas that seek upgrades to this level. Today, ultra high-fast residential service is a novelty and good for marketing, but the tiny percentage of people using it cannot drive our policy decisions.”

Excerpt of comments made by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to Fierce Telecom regarding the national push for deployment of faster broadband services.  

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“Here for me is the bottom line on free data. That’s why the FCC has closed investigation on free data offerings.”

Comments of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at the Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council’s Broadband and Social Justice Conference this week regarding his decision to end the zero-rating investigation. Pai was referring to a recent research finding of the Pew Research Center which indicated a significant reliance of minority and low-income customers on accessing the […]

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“This is an idea whose time has finally come. I applaud Chairman Pai for taking the initiative to implement this important change to our procedures and I can’t wait to see all of the other process changes he has planned in the coming months. He has been a great partner in this effort.

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly’s statement regarding Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to publicly release the text of the Commission’s monthly meeting agenda items in advance.  

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