Today, the House passed the Innovation Act (H.R. 3309) sponsored by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) which would reform the patent litigation system.
Today Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. released written analyses she requested from USTelecom and CTIA—The Wireless Association concerning the implementation challenges inherent in the deployment of anti-robocalling technologies such as those developed by Primus Canada and NoMoRobo.
Today, House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Greg Walden announced plans to begin updating the nation’s communications laws, with legislation anticipated in 2015.
Today the Senate cleared the nominations of Tom Wheeler to be chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Mike O’Rielly to serve as FCC commissioner.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules aimed at solving the problem of dropped phone calls in rural areas.
Today, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a draft of the National Cybersecurity Framework called for under the Cybersecurity Executive Order signed by President Obama in February 2013.
USTelecom’s Board of Directors has elected CenturyLink Executive Vice President Steve Davis to serve as chairman for a two-year term, replacing Windstream President & CEO Jeff Gardner.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a cert petition from electric utilities seeking review of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling upholding the FCC’s 2011 pole attachment order.
USTelecom President Walter McCormick today announced that Anne Veigle has been promoted to senior vice president of communications, a new position that will put her in charge of the association’s media affairs, member communications and external activities.
Today, Acting FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn circulated an order taking steps to help make sure calls to rural areas are completed.