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Free Download: Keller & Heckman Telecom Business Alert - Vol. VIII Issue 42
Posted on 10 Nov 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Committee Looking at Spectrum Policies to Reduce Federal Deficit In a letter sent to President Obama earlier this month, four members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction requested a review of federal spectrum that could be reallocated... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. IX Issue 1, Telecom Predictions for 2012
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Telecom Predictions for 2012 Although predicting the future is always a tricky business, the attorneys of Keller and Heckman LLP offer the following predictions for 2012 in the world of telecommunications. To see how we fared on our 2011 predictions... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. VIII Issue 51, 2011 in Review
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

YEAR IN REVIEW During 2011, Congress dabbled with spectrum allocations while the FCC dealt with LightSquared, narrowbanding, mergers and other issues. Before turning our attention to the Presidential election and narrowbanding deadline that await in... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Volume IX Issue 3
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

KH Video Minute: FCC's New Tower Rules Late last year, the FCC adopted new rules governing Antenna Structure Registrations ("ASR"). The new rules substantially change the ASR process and may add significant delays. Under the new rules... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert - Vol. VIII Issue 35: FCC Investigates Service Disruptions After East Coast Quake
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FCC Investigates Service Disruptions Following East Coast Quake Commercial wireless service was disrupted, as commercial networks proved unreliable in the aftermath of last Tuesday's 5.8-magnitude earthquake near Washington, D.C. Spinning the... Read More

Keller and Heckman Provides Comments on European Commission's Proposed Definition of Nanotechnology
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by Keller and Heckman LLP

To read the comments, please click the PDF below. For more information on Keller and Heckman's activities in Nanotechnology, please click here. Downloadable Files: Reply form for Public Consultation on the term Nanomaterial Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. IX Issue 2
Posted on 24 Jan 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

LightSquared Files Petition Seeking FCC Ruling on GPS Interference Protection The debate regarding interference from LightSquared's proposed terrestrial system continues. On December 14 th , the Federal Government's National Coordination Office... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. IX Issue 8
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

700 MHz D Block to Public Safety, Network Buildout to be Funded by Incentive Auctions Last week, the House and Senate agreed to a bill extending the payroll tax cut. The bill also will allocate the 700 MHz D Block to public safety entities and provide... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Telecom Business Alert - Vol. VIII Issue 39
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FCC Holds Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Changes to Tower Regulations Last week, the FCC held a Public Hearing on a draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment ("PEA") released earlier this month for use in evaluating the environmental... Read More

Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. VII Issue 49
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Upton Named Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Key legislative positions affecting the telecommunications industry started falling into place last week as the House Energy and Commerce Committee and its various subcommittees negotiated their chairmanships... Read More

Keller and Heckman Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. VIII Issue 49
Posted on 19 Dec 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FCC Establishes LightSquared FOIA Web Portal Last month, the FCC established a website to provide access to documents requested from the agency under the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") related to the LightSquared proceeding. Earlier this... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLPTelecom Business Alert -- Vol. IX Issue 6: Additional MHzSpectrum Available
Posted on 17 Feb 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Additional 800 MHz Spectrum Available to Critical Infrastructure Licensees On January 28, the FCC began allowing critical infrastructure entities (oil and gas companies, electric utilities and railroads) to file applications for some 800 MHz spectrum... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Telecom Business Alert - Vol. VIII Issue 38
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Jobs Act Includes Public Safety and Spectrum Provisions Last week, President Obama unveiled the American Jobs Act proposing to allocate the 700 MHz D-Block to public safety, fund network construction through spectrum auctions and to impose additional... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert - Vol. IX Issue 7
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

House Subcommittee Hearing Focuses on LightSquared's Impact on GPS Last week, the House Subcommittee on Aviation held a Hearing examining the use of GPS in the Aviation Industry. At the Hearing, John Pocari, the U.S. Department of Transportation's... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Telecom Business Alert - Vol. VIII Issue 40
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FCC Wireless Microwave Backhaul Rules To Take Effect October 27 th The FCC's new rules freeing-up to 650 MHz of spectrum in the 7 GHz (6875-7125 MHz) and 13 GHz (12,700-13,100 MHz) bands for fixed service wireless microwave backhaul in certain... Read More