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Alaska internet providers get redundant

...without access to high speed Internet is significantly higher than the national average. According to the Federal Communications Commission, 38 percent of Alaskans currently don't have access, compared to only 16 percent of people nationwide...
What others say: The price of a windfall

...Together, the two companies created a shell, Northstar Wireless. That shell did the actual bidding.The Federal Communications Commission, which ran the spectrum auction, has an obscure rule that gives a 25 percent discount to "very small...

...The FTC's goal is to ensure that T-Mobile repays all its customers for these crammed charges."The Federal Communications Commission has launched a separate inquiry into T-Mobile's billing practices, which could result in fines if it...
What others say: FCC should protect Net neutrality the United States, unlike China, keeping the Internet free requires giving a government agency, the Federal Communications Commission, the power to ensure "Net neutrality." The term means that information moving on the Internet - except...
What others say: Airlines should make their own decisions on cellphone use

...secondhand smoke in confined spaces.The five largest U.S. airlines have weighed in against the removal of Federal Communications Commission restrictions on the use of cellular phones in flight. Customers are against it, they say, as are most...
Cal Thomas: Separation of government from press

After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report...
A zombie king and his minions

...leaving the mic on for an "inappropriate" studio conversation, he and the boys just aren't sure if the Federal Communications Commission is ever listening.Once inspired by Howard stern, La Plante said he now sees the so-called shock jock...
Reverse 911 comes to mobile

...government to prod the carriers even more forcefully. Public safety officials recently recommended that the Federal Communications Commission begin levying fines for carriers like AT&T Wireless and Cingular that have fallen behind schedule in the...
Native wireless company seeks $550 million refund from FCC

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska Native Wireless wants the Federal Communications Commission to refund about $550 million the company paid last year after successfully bidding on wireless licenses now mired in the courts...
KSRM to light 'Fuse'

...Watts; KSLD 1140 AM, featuring classic rock; and KKIS 96.5 FM, serving up adult contemporary music. Federal Communication Commission licenses are limited. To open his new station, Davis purchased a station construction permit from Northern...


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