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Date: 09.21.2018
Amid the constant stream of news on cyber threats, hacks, and attacks, eyes have been trained on the White House for guidance from  the Trump Administration about the national approach to combatting cyberattacks.  The National Cybersecurity Strategy released by the White House yesterday, September 20th, outlines that...
Date: 09.14.2018
It’s no secret that the communications and technology industries are changing the way we live and work. But bringing a wider array of companies and organizations into the fold of modern technology will take a village. That’s why it’s great to see companies sharing their expertise to drive digital transformation everywhere....
Date: 06.12.2018
Late last month, the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security released a multi-agency report on enhancing U.S. resilience to botnets and distributed attacks. The report was the product of a year-long effort of unprecedented coordination among federal agencies, in response to an Executive Order from President Trump, to strengthen U.S....
Date: 05.16.2018
Background: Today, the Senate voted to pass a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to roll back the Federal Communication Commission’s Order to Restore Internet Freedom. The following statement can be attributed to Jonathan Spalter, President & CEO, USTelecom: “This vote throws into reverse our shared goal of...
Date: 05.04.2018
When it comes to regulating the broadband industry, there are certain “buzzwords” that suck up a lot of media oxygen--terms like privacy, net neutrality and an open internet. But ensuring that our industry--which has evolved from telegraph wires to delivering the global internet-- has innovative regulations to match its own innovative...
Date: 04.03.2018
Following years of simmering national security concerns regarding the presence of Chinese products and services in U.S telecommunications networks, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in advance of an April 17, 2018 Commission vote. The explanation for the swift FCC action came in a...
Date: 03.22.2018
Background: The FCC today approved an order to reduce the regulatory costs associated with 5G infrastructure deployment. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “The FCC’s order to streamline deployment for next generation networks reflects the Commission’s future-focused and pro-consumer approach...

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