So we've noted a few times how Trump FCC boss Ajit Pai enjoys wandering the country informing everyone he's a massive champion of closing the digital divide. But those claims have been repeatedly and consistently undermined by Pai'sShow More Summary
Last month you might recall that the NRA gave FCC boss Ajit Pai the Charleton Heston Award for Courage for his decision to dismantle popular net neutrality rules. The tone-deaf celebration was a pretty hollow attention seeking move, but was also an ouroboros of blistering idiocy. Show More Summary
Ajit Pai used his power as FCC Chairman to kill net neutrality. (more…)
The FCC is ready to do more to help Hurricane Maria victims beyond a task force and short-term cash infusions. Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed spending a total of $954 million to both fix and expand telecom networks in both Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Show More Summary
NRA honored Pai for killing net neutrality, tried to give him handmade long gun.
It was only a week ago that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was surprised with a "Courage Under Fire" award from the NRA for killing net neutrality. Pai led the effort to repeal Obama-era regulations that kept the internet free and open. By April...Show More Summary
The annual CPAC freakshow reached a new absurdist peak last week when Trump FCC Commissioner was awarded the NRA's Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award for his cowardly back-shooting of America's most beloved policy, the sweet and tender Net Neutrality. (more…)
The NRA last week thought it would be a good idea to give FCC boss Ajit Pai an award for killing net neutrality. More specifically, the NRA gave Pai the Charleton Heston Award for Courage at the CPAC conference for killing the popular consumer protections. Show More Summary
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the agency will commence an auction for 28 GHz airwaves as soon as November. Pai expects the spectrum in question will be used for 5G. As soon as the auction for 28 GHz spectrum is finished, the FCC will move forward with another auction for 24 GHz spectrum for the same purposes. Show More Summary
BARCELONA--On Monday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai defended his decision to end net neutrality in the United States, claiming the regulation is needed to build out the nation's next-generation wireless infrastructure. Show More Summary
His European counterpart noted that without regulation, the emergence of Internet fast lanes will limit choice.
In one of his most high-profile appearances since the killing of net neutrality rules last year, the chief U.S. telecom policy regulator insisted the move was widely misunderstood and would promote more internet freedom. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, FCC chair Ajit Pai, while avoiding using the term “net neutrality” in his […]
Ajit Pai vows to have "light-touch regulations" and that no company will get a free pass.
After bailing out on his CES 2018 appearance in January, reportedly due to death threats, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today attended a panel at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. During the event, titled "The Future of the Industry: Transatlantic Digital...Show More Summary
Speaking at the Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona, Spain, U.S. FCC chairman Ajit Pai today announced that the commission is prepared to quickly make 5G-ready mid-frequency and high-frequency wireless spectrum available through auctions. The only hitch: Congressional action by May 13 will be necessary to avoid delaying the 5G rollout process. Telecom industry leaders […]
Ajit Pai may be one of the least liked people in America after he ignored the public and killed popular net neutrality rules last December. But while Pai faces massive, bipartisan criticism for being a sellout to giant, entrenched telecom monopolies, the NRA today gave Pai their golden seal of approval. Show More Summary
Since accepting the NRA’s “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” at CPAC yesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has retweeted messages about Olympics curling from Mr. T and a cleverly-worded obituary of a Blues Brothers fan. But stillShow More Summary
The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Friday honored the head of the Federal Communications Commission with a rifle after braving death threats and other opposition as he worked to undo the Obama administration’s 2015 net neutrality rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was honored at the...
An appearance by Chairman Ajit Pai and his GOP colleagues on the Federal Communications Commission at CPAC offered an unexpected brush with a national battle over gun control – and a new ethics complaint questioning its political independence under President Donald Trump.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai was set to give a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland Friday afternoon, but instead the organization surprised him with a "Courage Under Fire"Show More Summary