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Genachowski Cleared for Full Senate Confirmation

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee approved the nominations of FCC Julius Genachowski and Commissioner Robert McDowell Thursday evening, after sailing through hearings earlier in the week. Genachowski vowed to take a strong role in the creation of a national broadband policy, with as much transparency as possible in the process. He promised pragmatic initiatives to […]

USTelecom Congratulates Chairman Martin on His Senate Confirmation

The following statement is from Walter B. McCormick Jr., president & CEO of USTelecom: We congratulate Chairman Martin on his confirmation and look forward to his continued role at the helm of the FCC. With so many pressing issues before the Commission, we appreciate the Chairmans leadership and vision for a vibrant, market-based communications industry. […]

Senate Confirms McDowell as Fifth FCC Commissioner

The U.S. Senate on Friday unanimously confirmed COMPTEL lawyer Robert McDowell as the fifth member of the FCC. McDowells nomination had been on hold for some time; his confirmation gives FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin a Republican majority, which he has not had since he was appointed chairman in early 2005. “Rob McDowell’s confirmation today […]

Sources: McDowell Nomination Stalled

Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reported today that Sen. John Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has placed a hold on Robert M. McDowells nomination as the FCCs fifth commissioner. Stuart Chapman, a spokesman for Rockefeller, would neither confirm nor deny those reports. He did say, however, that Rockefeller who worked on parts of the 1996 Telecom Act and who […]

Commerce Committee Sends McDowells Name to Senate for Confirmation

The Senate Commerce Committee today voted to install Robert M. McDowell as the fifth commissioner at the FCC; the approval was expected, especially after McDowell sailed through his nomination hearing last week. The committee, chaired by Republican Ted Stevens of Alaska, has sent McDowells name to the full Senate for confirmation, although it is not […]

No Surprises in McDowell FCC Confirmation Hearing

Robert M. McDowell looks to be a shoo-in for fifth commissioners seat at the FCC. The Senate Commerce Committee today held a brief hearing on McDowells nomination and Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said he plans to take McDowells name to the full Senate on March 16 for full confirmation. One of the committees biggest concerns […]

In Box

Posted: 2/2002 In Box New for 2002 You may have noticed a few differences in PHONE+ this year. For one, we have responded to your suggestions to eliminate the URLs after company names to improve the readability of the articles. Of course, some of you rely on those links to get in touch with new […]

Resale Channel: Stop Gold from Turning to Straw

Posted: 06/1999 Stop Gold from Turning to Straw By Eileen M. McGervey You’ve sold the accounts and signed up the customers. Watch the money roll in. But wait, it’s not as much as you thought. Maybe next month? It’s still not there. Sometimes it’s not the sale, it’s the post-sale. So before you start blaming […]

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