The FCC’s Spectrum Deficit Estimate

The FCC’s National Broadband Plan (NBP) recommends that the Commission make available 500 MHz of new spectrum for wireless broadband, including 300 MHz for mobile use. In support of that…

November 22, 2010 1

The Future of Telecom and U.S. Competitiveness

Editor’s note: Verizon EVP Tom Taulke delivered this speech last week. It was an unusually rich week for speeches; we’ve previously posted Comcast EVP David Cohen’s speech as well as…

November 21, 2010 0

Is Net Neutrality Back on the Table?

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, rumor has it that the FCC will take action on net neutrality at the December open meeting….

November 19, 2010 2

Average Daily Malware at All Time High, Spam Lowest Since 2008

CircleID summarizes the latest McAfee report on spam and malware: McAfee, Inc. today unveiled its McAfee Threats Report: Third Quarter 2010, which uncovered that average daily malware growth has reached…

November 17, 2010 0

The Unfinished Radio Revolution

Last Friday, Silicon Flatirons and ITIF put on a great program on new approaches to handling radio interference. This program is one of a very few events in Washington to…

November 17, 2010 0

Ideas in Action Net Neutrality Debate

There’s a pretty good 30 minute debate on net neutrality between Mike McCurry of Arts+Labs and Craig Aaron of Free Press on Jim Glassman’s Ideas in Action TV show, with…

November 17, 2010 0

Our Innovation Infrastructure: Opportunities and Challenges

This seems to be a week for important speeches. First, Comcast’s David Cohen commemorated the anniversary of FCC Chairman Julius Genchoswki’s Open Internet speech in a return to the Brookings…

November 17, 2010 2

Defining the Internet

One of the more interesting comments filed with the FCC in its recent Further Inquiry into Two Under-Developed Issues in the Open Internet Proceeding was filed by a group of…

November 15, 2010 0

FTC Gets a Chief Technologist

The Federal Trade Commission now has its first Chief Technologist: Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz today announced the appointment of Edward W. Felten as the agency’s first Chief Technologist….

November 10, 2010 0

Experimental Radio Applications at the FCC

This summarizes a selection of applications for the Experimental Radio Service received by the FCC during October 2010. These are related to ultra-wideband, machine-to-machine, satellite, GSM, white space, and radar….

November 4, 2010 0