List/Grid Tag Archives: Julius Genachowski

FCC to Test Private-Public Sector Spectrum; Genachowski, Sugrue Comment

FCC to Test Private-Public Sector Spectrum; Genachowski, Sugrue Comment

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a new pilot program to test how spectrum could be shared between agencies and the commercial sector, Nextgov reports. According to Juliana Gruenwald’s report,… Read more »

Industry Group Agrees to Cyber Tactics for Botnets, Hijacking

Industry Group Agrees to Cyber Tactics for Botnets, Hijacking

An industry advisory group has voluntarily taken on suggested tactics to defend networks against three major cybersecurity threat areas, the Federal Communication Commission announced Thursday.  The Communications, Security, Reliability and… Read more »

FCC: 911 to Accept Text, Photo, Video Messages

FCC: 911 to Accept Text, Photo, Video Messages

The Federal Communication Commission announced this week a plan to provide several new ways for Americans to call the emergency 911 line. At the 2011 APCO Conference in Philadelphia, FCC… Read more »

Knights of the Cyber Roundtable: FCC Hosts Industry Experts for Sit-down on Online Threats

Knights of the Cyber Roundtable: FCC Hosts Industry Experts for Sit-down on Online Threats

On the heels of recent reports on the exorbitant cost of data breaches and hack attacks, Federal Communications Commission will host a roundable with leading industry executives and government experts… Read more »

FCC Seeks Citizens' Input on Strengthening Communications Networks

FCC Seeks Citizens' Input on Strengthening Communications Networks

The Federal Communications Commission last week moved closer to adopting the recommendations in the National Broadband Plan by implementing a Notice of Inquiry seeking public comment on how to further… Read more »

FCC Passes First Rules for Fair Play on the Internet

FCC Passes First Rules for Fair Play on the Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted today to approve its controversial first-ever Internet access regulation, which would enshrine into law the idea that all web traffic be treated equally. The Washington… Read more »

FCC Forms New Tech Advisory Board

FCC Forms New Tech Advisory Board

The Federal Communications Commission today announced the formation of the Technological Advisory Council, made up by technical experts who will help the commission identify areas of innovation and develop technology… Read more »

Genachowski, FCC Continue Net Neutrality Battle

Genachowski, FCC Continue Net Neutrality Battle

Over the past months, the Federal Communications Commission has worked to preserve the freedom and openness of the Internet, efforts that over time have changed the terms of a longstanding… Read more »

Genachowski: FCC's Authority Vital to Privacy and Cybersecurity

Genachowski: FCC's Authority Vital to Privacy and Cybersecurity

In testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee yesterday, Julius Genachowski, chairman of the FCC, told Committee members that the FCC’s regulatory authority is vital to the security and privacy of… Read more »

FCC Honored as ‘Most Improved’ Government Agency

FCC Honored as ‘Most Improved’ Government Agency

The Office of Management and Budget has named the Federal Communications Commission as the “most improved” government agency this year, based on the results from a government-wide survey. An annual… Read more »

FCC’s Genachowski Names Rick Kaplan as Chief Counsel

FCC’s Genachowski Names Rick Kaplan as Chief Counsel

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced today that Rick Kaplan will succeed Bruce Gottlieb as chief counsel and senior legal advisor. Gottlieb, who has served in the position for… Read more »

Julius Genachowski Chimes in on New FCC Chief Technologist Douglas Sicker

Julius Genachowski Chimes in on New FCC Chief Technologist Douglas Sicker

Dr. Douglas C. Sicker has been named Federal Communications Commission chief technologist, Chairman Julius Genachowski announced. He will support the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis and work with… Read more »

FCC Needs to “Fix the Legal Foundation” to Implement National Broadband Plan

FCC Needs to “Fix the Legal Foundation” to Implement National Broadband Plan

Speaking at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill last Thursday, Carrol Mattey, Deputy Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, said that FCC would need… Read more »

Julius Genachowski: A “Third Way” Approach to the “Comcast Dilemma”

Julius Genachowski: A “Third Way” Approach to the “Comcast Dilemma”

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s signature policy platforms of universal broadband access and net neutrality were dealt serious blows last month when the DC Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that FCC… Read more »

Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 22, 2010

Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 22, 2010

The FCC stepped into the cybersecurity arena this week. The Indian Army needs to be better equipped to fight cyber attacks. Qwest and CenturyLink finalized merge agreements. Northrop Grumman and… Read more »

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