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Peter S. Vogel: Is The Internet ‘Not A Necessity Or Human Right’?
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Commissioner Michael O’Rielly (Federal Communication Commission – FCC) has been criticized for “commingling of the words “necessity” and “basic human right.”” Infoworld’s recent... Read More

FCC $8 Billion Plan to Expand Broadband
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

The FCC plans to spend $8 billion to expand broadband service to more than 18 million citizens in rural America who lack high speed Internet access. In a speech, Julius Genachowski (FCC chairman) called access to broadband "a necessity"... Read More

Future of the Internet in the Balance as the Net Neutrality Battle Rages
Posted on 17 May 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

Current US Congressional debate will impact the future of the Internet with Net Neutrality opponents claiming that the FCC has overstepped its bounds of regulation and should rely on the antitrust laws. My recent eCommerce Times column entitled "Net... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert – 900 MHz Broadband, Drones, Net Neutrality, FirstNet, NG911, And Data Security
Posted on 8 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

900 MHz Reallocation | Almost a dozen parties filed comments last week in response to the FCC’s Public Notice seeking input on a supplement to the Petition for Rulemaking filed jointly by Pacific DataVision, Inc. (PDV) and the Enterprise Wireless... Read More