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Ajit Pai, staunch opponent of consumer-protection rules, now is FCC chair

Trump freezes hiring of many federal workers

Trump issues executive order to freeze federal hiring

States explore own public-safety communications networks in tandem with FirstNet

FCC’s 600 MHz forward auction inches into Round 5

Can we talk? FCC asked to end auction-related quiet period for broadcasters

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune sets tech agenda

Trump is said to keep Comey as FBI director

Senate Democrats to unveil $1 trillion infrastructure plan

‘Skype seats’ to be added to White House press briefings

Trump needs tech to achieve his vision. But Silicon Valley workers aren’t having it.

Trump said to elevate Ajit Pai to FCC chairman

Trump taps net-neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC, source says

Peter Thiel caught up in lawsuit over $7 billion Mexican contract

More, bigger, cheaper, faster: The defense and cyber strategy of Donald Trump

Connecticut lawmaker’s bill aims for fix to misdirected 911 calls

AT&T beefs up lobbying after merger proposal

Amazon seeks five-month STA to test ‘innovative communications’ in Seattle

Why it takes so damn long to connect to a Wi-Fi network

 

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News announcements from our industry

Statement of Ajit Pai on being designated FCC chairman by President Trump

FCC’s PSHSB expresses support for classification of 911 telecommunicators as ‘first responders’

FCC blog: Improving the nation’s digital infrastructure

PSAC profile: U.S. Conference of Mayors

Towerstream appoints Ernest Ortega as CEO

Barrett Communications provides HF radio for air-traffic-control towers for peacekeeping forces

Emergency services TETRA contract for Peru awarded to Sepura Group