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FCC Explores Opportunities to Expedite Deployment of Wireless Broadband Facilities

October 14, 2013 | Advisory | By Russell Fox, Megan Capasso

On September 27, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“Notice”) directed at expediting the deployment of wireless broadband facilities.

FCC Proposes to Establish New Air-to-Ground Mobile Broadband Service for Airline Travelers

May 16, 2013 | Alert | By Benjamin Griffin, Sallye Clark, Darren Abernethy

In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued last week,1 the FCC proposed to establish a new, terrestrial-based, air-to-ground (“ATG”) mobile broadband service in the 14.0-14.5 GHz Ku-band,2 providing multi-gigabyte broadband connectivity for passengers flying over the contiguous United States.

FCC Provides Guidance on Tower Site Collocation

January 29, 2013 | Advisory | By Russell Fox

In order to help wireless communications providers meet the need for new facilities to satisfy the exploding demand for service, last year Congress enacted legislation designed to make it easier to add, remove or replace transmitting equipment on existing towers.

FCC Establishes New Healthcare Connect Fund

January 4, 2013 | Advisory | By Russell Fox

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has created a new Healthcare Connect Fund (Fund), designed to expand health care provider (HCP) access to broadband technologies and to encourage the creation of broadband health care networks.
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