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Anne Veigle 11.21.2014
USTelecom recommended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deny Neustar’s petitions for another opportunity to bid to retain the Local Number Portability Administration (LNPA) contract. Neustar sought a review after the North American Number Council (NANC), which administers the contact, recommended that Telcordia win the contract in...
Anne Veigle 11.20.2014
A new economic model examining the impact of shifting to Title II regulation finds that Internet service providers are likely to invest “significantly less” — up to 31.7 percent lower — putting at risk much of the large capital investment needed to meet expected increases in demand for data services, according to economists...
USTelecom Media 11.19.2014
The advent of the Internet unleashed a new innovation era. Today, companies compete vigorously to introduce leading-edge products and services to attract and retain consumers, an effort that is largely aided by data analytics. But when the question arises of what to do about products and services that customers don’t know that they want,...
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11.18.2014
** Media Advisory** PRESS CALL 11/19 10 a.m. ET NEW ECONOMIC MODEL PREDICTS TITLE II WOULD DRIVE INVESTMENT DOWN Please join economists Kevin A. Hassett and Robert J. Shapiro for a discussion of a new study they have completed examining the impact of Title II regulation on broadband provider capital investment. Using an econometric model...
USTelecom Media 11.18.2014
To meet the need of growing job competition as the employment landscape steadily improves across the nation, recruiters are increasingly utilizing online job websites and social networks like LinkedIn to help engage and vet candidates. These newer digital recruiting methods are proving to be beneficial to organizations and potential employees...
USTelecom Media 11.14.2014
As the keepers of historical artifacts, art from across the ages, and wildly diverse creations and innovations, museums have served as a powerful lens on the world’s changing times. Now, with today’s proliferation of new technologies, there’s a new paradigm for curators as they adapt spaces and concepts to utilize digital...
USTelecom Media 11.12.2014
Fiber and gigabit services are increasingly being rolled out in regions across the nation with telecommunications providers, including AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink and Frontier, playing a key and competitive role in the high-speed broadband marketplace. Consumers are avidly embracing the dynamic capabilities of a digitally connected home,...
USTelecom Media 11.11.2014
As America honors the brave men and women who have served the U.S., news reports are highlighting a key service available to veterans when they return home. Offered through a national program sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), “telehealth visits” have been gaining ground for in recent years, and are proving to be a...
USTelecom Media 11.06.2014
Many contentious campaigns have now come to a close, with midterm election results establishing Republicans overall victory and control of the Senate. For both Democrats and Republicans digital engagement played an important role in this election cycle — from micro-targeting voters to campaigning online to social media activity and...
11.05.2014
The holiday shopping season may be shorter this year, with only 28 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, but several reports show strong e-commerce growth and online engagement to secure the best prices for the gifts on consumers’ lists. Here are a few highlights charting the rise of e-commerce, and related Internet trends expected to...