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Broadcasters: Meet the New E-Filing System

Same as the old e-filing system? Maybe not. All broadcast forms will be reduced to a single form – plus schedules, of course. The Media Bureau has announced the partial debut of the “Licensing and Management System” (LMS), an onlineShow More Summary

CenturyLink establishes managed hosting, cloud presence in China

CenturyLink is extending its global managed hosting service set into China, an effort it says is driven initially by U.S.-based multinational corporations (MNCs) that want to establish a presence in the country.

Should Google and Apple Take Themselves Out of the Encryption Equation?

The government is sounding warnings about Apple’s and Google’s plans to change the way encryption is employed on their devices.

Petitioner Wants FCC to Ref "Redskins" Debate

Petition against a broadcast license renewal cites offensive nature of “Redskins” name as basis for denial. Should the FCC really be involved with this? For years there’s been a steady drumbeat for the owners of the Washington, D.C. National Football League team to change the team’s name to something other than “the Redskins”. Show More Summary

Exelon Makes the Nuclear Case in Illinois

Kathleen Barrón, Exelon’s senior vice president of federal regulatory affairs and wholesale market policy, had some strong words at a policy summit held by the Illinois Commerce Commission. “If the units at risk of closing today -- representing...Show More Summary

Cisco commits $1B to build Intercloud network, adds 30 new partners

Cisco is making a serious bet on the cloud market, announcing that it will invest $1 billion over the next two years to expand its Intercloud offering, while linking to over 30 partner cloud providers' data centers.

Sizing up the Comcast Media Center

Comcast's Media Center in Centennial, Colo., just outside Denver, has emerged as one of the largest facilities for shooting, producing, originating, uplinking and storing high-definition video for cable television.

Frontier taps Edward O'Connor Jr. to lead Connecticut sales

Frontier Communications has put another piece of its pending AT&T Connecticut deal in place by naming Edward H. O'Connor Jr. to lead that state's sales efforts as vice president of sales for Connecticut.

11 Wonktastic Charts that Will Help You Understand Climate Change

One of the great shames about the communication of climate science is that it most often comes in two forms. It is either dumbed down to the point of backyard greenhouse analogies, or indigestible on the level of the IPCCs Summary for Policy makers. read more

Ericsson continues OSS buying spree with GEOSS deal

Ericsson is moving to purchase Germany-based operations support systems (OSS) consulting company GEOSS, a move that it says will further strengthen its position in providing OSS products for service providers.

GVTC lights over 40,000 San Antonio-area homes with fiber broadband service

GVTC continues to make progress with its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout, announcing that it has connected over 40,000 homes to its network with plans to extend service to another 2,600 homes in select residential neighborhoods.

Have You Taken the California Challenge?

There’s a new trend among online users that is bringing out the water activist in everyone.  Next 10, an organization focused on raising awareness on critical California issues, started the California Water Challenge to encourage users to look into the different ways water demand can be reduced. Users are presented with focus areas to reduce water demand including urban [...]

September MWD Caucus Highlights Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing is becoming one of the most talked about subjects in terms of natural resources and this month participants attending the Central MWD Caucus had the opportunity to learn more about its process and its impact on local water resources.

Joshua Newton's Water Jobs and More! - 30 September 2014

Josh is back sooner than normal but there are a few positions with deadlines this week. He sent this to me on 29 Septmber 2014. Happy New Year's Eve! A new water year starts tomorrow - at least in the USA! 1) Advisor in Transboundary Water Management, Nile River Basin...

The Politics of Distributed Generation

Properly understood, and properly represented, wealthier and better informed consumers are using distributed solar and behind the meter storage to do what they have been trying to do for years with other technologies: use electricity more efficiently and reduce their energy costs. read more

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 29 September 2014

First one of autumn - or spring! Here is more timely geoscience and environmental science news articles and some educational displacement behavior from Elaine and Spot. Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards? Please forward to them. A quick email to geosciences-bboard@att.net...

The Form of Things to Come: Media Bureau Previews Relocation Fund Reimbursement Process

Comments sought on new Reimbursement Form and related instructions to be used by TV/MVPD’s for post-Incentive Auction claims The Media Bureau has given the television industry a sobering glimpse of what life will be like immediately after the close of the Incentive Auction. Show More Summary

eircom's CEO Hribar steps down; CFO Moat takes on interim CEO role

Herb Hribar, CEO of eircom, has told the company's board of directors he will not seek to renew his contract and will leave the company. The announcement comes after the Ireland-based company abandoned plans for an initial public offering.

5 Forces Impacting Retail Sustainability

Evolving technology, changing supply chain models and consumers empowered with information on retailers’ business practices are each impacting retail and changing long-established standards in the industry. As more favorable economic...Show More Summary

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