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FCC requests comment on revisions to antenna structure marking and lighting rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 22 2010

If adopted, these proposed changes could benefit antenna structure owners by removing several outdated requirements and providing clearer guidelines.


FCC adopts new mobile radio rules, seeks comment on additional changes
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

While a number of changes to the FCC's Part 90 rules governing PLMR and CMRS services are scheduled to go into effect on May 14, 2010, interested parties also have until that date to comment on additional, proposed rules.


FCC announces ambitious agenda to implement changes to National Broadband Plan
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

With the announcement by the FCC of its "Broadband Action Agenda," affected utilities and other enterprises must take advantage of opportunities to comment on proposed recommendations and reforms.


U.S. House of Representatives approves radio spectrum inventory legislation, Senate vote pending
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

Utilities, critical infrastructure entities and other groups that rely on private wireless communication should be aware that, with the recent approval by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Radio Spectrum Inventory Act, legislation potentially reallocating channels or making them available for shared use has taken a step closer to becoming law.


NIST seeks input on draft report on Smart Grid cyber security
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 15 2010

Comments on the draft report are due June 2, 2010.


Federal court sharply limits the FCC’s authority over broadband services
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 7 2010

The court's ruling will likely delay the implementation of several FCC initiatives to promote the deployment and use of broadband services.


FCC proposes procedural and organizational reforms
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

If adopted, these proposed changes will increase the number of filings parties are required to make, will require parties to make more in-depth disclosures about their communications with FCC staff and could increase the penalties for failing to comply with the notice requirements.


FCC affirms Nationwide Programmatic Agreement provisions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 16 2009

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a Report and Order affirming several provisions of the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement (NPA) historic review process for construction of communications facilities.


FCC reminds licensees of private land mobile narrowbanding deadlines
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 15 2009

A wide variety of industrial and business enterprises hold FCC licenses that may be affected by the narrowbanding deadlines.


FCC and FEMA initiate testing phase of wireless emergency alert system
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 14 2009

The Commercial Mobile Alert System is a voluntary system established pursuant to the Warning, Alert and Response Network Act to enable commercial wireless carriers to transmit emergency alerts generated by government officials to their subscribers.