On October 18, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit dismissed the appeal of Sorensen Communications from the FCC’s reduced compensation rates for Video Relay Service providers.
The US House of Representatives and the US Senate are out of session.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced a grant of $15 million to Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) to expand broadband adoption by those with hearing disabilities.
The House Judiciary Committee will hold a field hearing on the proposed NBC Universal-Comcast merger today, June 7, 2010, at 9:00 am Pacific in Los Angeles.
On May 26, 2010, Senators Charles Schumer, D-NY, and John Cornyn, R-Texas, have introduced S. 3427, the Pre-Paid Mobile Device Identification Act, which would require purchasers of prepaid cell phones to present identification that the providing carrier must keep on file.
On March 25, 2010, Chairman Genachowski and Commissioners Michael J. Copps, Mignon Clyburn, and Meredith Attwell Baker testified before the House Commerce Committee in its oversight hearing on the National Broadband Plan.