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FCC chairman Julius Genachowski live from Vox Media HQ at 10:30AM EDT / 7:30AM PDT

Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

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Julius Genachowski, the outgoing chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today touted his agency's record in promoting wireless competition over the last four years. And he warned that allowing AT&T and Verizon Wireless, the market leaders, to snap up all of the spectrum in an upcoming wireless auction...
Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

FCC chair backs Dish Network as wireless carrier, but with a catch

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission favors Dish's plan to become a wireless provider but may impose power limits on the company's network. [Read more]...
FCC chair backs Dish Network as wireless carrier, but with a catch

FCC Announces Plan To Help Conference Wifi Actually Work

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The government wants to help ensure that conference Internet wifi actually works. Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, announced a new plan to open up a portion of the wireless spectrum for faster and more reliable wifi devices. Specifically, the FCC will work to open up the unlicensed...
FCC Announces Plan To Help Conference Wifi Actually Work

FCC chairman supports broadband data caps amid Netflix protests

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday that he supports tiered broadband Internet plans, a growing trend that has drawn criticism from Netflix. Julius Genachowski said during a cable industry trade show in Boston that “usage-based pricing could be healthy and beneficial” for broadband and high-tech industries. Read...
FCC chairman supports broadband data caps amid Netflix protests

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski resigning from role

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, has announced he is stepping down from the position. Head of the FCC after being nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate in 2009, Genachowski will depart from the role in the next few weeks.......
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski resigning from role

New FCC chairman is "former lobbyist for cable and wireless industries"

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President Barack Obama will nominate venture capitalist Tom Wheeler to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, The Wall Street Journal reported today. Wheeler is "a former top lobbyist for the cable and wireless industries," the Journal noted. The Hill reporter Brendan Sasso said the White House has...
New FCC chairman is "former lobbyist for cable and wireless industries"

FCC chairman green-lights Dish Network wireless proposal, delays force Dish to seek partners

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A chairman of the Federal Communications Commission just publicly backed Dish Network’s proposal to create a wireless service, according to a new report by the Washington Post. While the FCC still needs to vote on the proposal before the end of the year, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski supports the plan,...
FCC chairman green-lights Dish Network wireless proposal, delays force Dish to seek partners

FCC to investigate ban on unlocking cell phones

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has raised concerns about the Librarian of Congress's controversial decision to stop allowing consumers to unlock their own cell phones in order to take them to competing carriers. In a Wednesday interview with Techcrunch, Julius Genachowski said that the "ban raises competition...
FCC to investigate ban on unlocking cell phones

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
It's crowded in here: CES attendance tops 150,000

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski to step down

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Genachowski, who has upset public interest groups and telecoms groups during FCC tenure, to resign in 'coming weeks'The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, is resigning in the "coming weeks."The country's top telecommunications regulator told a staff meeting of his decision Friday morning. His impending departure was reported...
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski to step down
FCC chairman urges FAA to revise in-flight iPad rules

Rumor has it the new FCC chair is Tom Wheeler, a former cable lobbyist

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Obama will nominate Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, a choice that has been anticipated for weeks. Wheeler was the top choice to replace Julius Ganachowski, who said he would step down in late March. Wheeler’s history...
Rumor has it the new FCC chair is Tom Wheeler, a former cable lobbyist

Obama nominates Wheeler as new FCC chairman

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President Obama has nominated telecom trade group veteran Tom Wheeler to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Tom Wheeler Wheeler's nomination, announced Wednesday, ends weeks of speculation that he was the top choice to replace outgoing Chairman Julius Genachowski. Wheeler, a managing director at Washington, D.C.,...
Obama nominates Wheeler as new FCC chairman

It's official: Tom Wheeler is the nominee for the FCC chair

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President Obama has nominated former cable and wireless lobbyist Tom Wheeler as the future chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The president also nominated Commissioner Mignon Clyburn as the acting chair for the time between Wheeler’s Senate confirmation and the departure of current Chairman Julius Genachowski in mid-May. As we...
It's official: Tom Wheeler is the nominee for the FCC chair
We're talking to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski on September 25th -- and we want your questions!

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski confirms departure

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Julius Genachowski said on Friday he would step down as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, confirming press reports Thursday of his planned resignation. An FCC statement said he would depart in “coming weeks” even though his term expires this year. President Obama nominated Genachowski to the commission in 2009,...
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski confirms departure

FCC urges FAA: Let passengers keep gadgets during takeoff

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Airplane passengers aren't the only ones fed up with restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoff and landing. Julius GenachowskiJulius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has written a letter urging the Federal Aviation Administration to change its rules. The FAA is reviewing its long-held...
FCC urges FAA: Let passengers keep gadgets during takeoff

Comcast Lobbyist Admits To Holding Internet Service For The Poor Hostage To Get NBC Takeover Approved

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The Washington Post has a profile piece about Washington DC power dealmaker David Cohen, who has led Comcast's policy and lobbying efforts for the past decade. It starts out (and ends) with a whopper of a story about Cohen explicitly had Comcast not offer a special internet offering for the...
Comcast Lobbyist Admits To Holding Internet Service For The Poor Hostage To Get NBC Takeover Approved

New Washington parlor game: Who will replace Julius?

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Two questions dominate current conversation in Washington's telecom world: When with Julius leave and who will replace him? Julius Genachowski, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expected to leave his position as early as next month even though this tenure doesn't end until the summer, according to people...
New Washington parlor game: Who will replace Julius?
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski live from Vox Media HQ at 10:45AM EDT / 7:45AM PDT

FCC chairman Genachowski to examine cellphone unlock ban

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has weighed in on the Internet response to the expiration of the exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) which now bans the consumer unlock of cell phones. Speaking to TechCrunch, Julian Genachowski said that he believes that the ban "raises competition...
FCC chairman Genachowski to examine cellphone unlock ban

Need spectrum? FCC plans TV incentive auction for 2014

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The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission plans to share his thinking around how the agency will conduct an auction that would take airwaves from TV broadcasters and make them available for mobile broadband. The plan to entice TV broadcasters who are currently using airwaves to give them up to...
Need spectrum? FCC plans TV incentive auction for 2014

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski expected to announce resignation tomorrow

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The Wall Street Journal reported tonight that the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, will announce Friday that he is stepping down from his position. Genachowski was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009. It's not clear yet when his final day will be. Genachowski was at the helm...
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski expected to announce resignation tomorrow

FCC chairman backs Dish Network plan to compete with wireless giants

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed to greenlight Dish Network's long-fought plan to create a wireless service that would compete with those of giants AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Read full article >>...
FCC chairman backs Dish Network plan to compete with wireless giants

The Need For Speed

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Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Prior to his FCC appointment, Genachowski was Chief of Business Operations and before that General Counsel at IAC/InterActiveCorp; Special Advisor at the private equity firm General Atlantic; and co-founder of the technology incubator LaunchBox...
The Need For Speed

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Confirms He Will Step Down 'In The Coming Weeks'

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Sources close to the situation claimed yesterday evening that Julius Genachowski would be stepping down from his post as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and today he has taken the podium at an FCC staff meeting to confirm just that. “I’ll be stepping down as chairman of the FCC...
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Confirms He Will Step Down 'In The Coming Weeks'
Verizon tops Consumer Reports' carrier survey with satisfaction among heavy-data users, but AT&T does better with 4G

FCC to look at AT&T FaceTime limit complaints, says report

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission hinted that the commission would review complaints filed against AT&T over the iPhone video-chat feature, according to a report. [Read more]...
FCC to look at AT&T FaceTime limit complaints, says report
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