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What the Midterm Elections Mean to Telecommunications

Telecommunications and the supporting infrastructure are undergoing substantial review at the FCC, and new regulations defining access rates, services and competition are pending; a change in Congress will influence the direction of the regulations.

Midterm Elections Could Change Regulatory Landscape

Washington is a tense place to be right now, said one panelist during COMPTEL’s legislative update session on Monday. With the midterm elections just a few weeks away, everyone in telecom is on tenterhooks, waiting to see who will lead House and Senate committees that guide communications law. If the Democrats win in November, the […]

COMPTEL Holds Annual Board Elections

COMPTEL will hold its annual board elections during the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2006 Convention and EXPO. Companies are allowed to nominate themselves or other COMPTEL members. They must make nominations within their membership voting categories, however. Nominations were due Sept. 8. Elections will be held for four directors in the small member category; five directors […]

Telecom Rewrite Unlikely to Reach Congress Before Elections

The telecom rewrite bill spearheaded by Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, likely will not come to a vote before the November elections, Stevens told attendees of a Progress & Freedom Foundation event on Thursday. Stevens reportedly told members of the press he is a few votes shy of the 60 votes needed to bring the bill […]

CompTel To Hold Board Elections

CompTel will elect a new board of directors at its annual membership meeting this afternoon. In addition to the nominations sent to the association by the September deadline, additional names will be accepted from the floor. Members today will elect 27 directors: nine from the large member category (annual revenue above $300 million); nine from […]

Alliance to Elect First Board

The CompTel/ASCENT Alliance will hold its annual membership meeting and board elections 5 p.m. today. This is the first round of board elections since the Alliance was formed in November. Thirty-one nominees are vying for one of 21 seats on the consolidated board (see list below). The membership meeting is open only to Alliance members […]

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