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McDowell Free to Join All FCC Votes

As of today, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell is able to participate in all FCC votes. McDowell has had to abstain from several important voting sessions because he was a lawyer for competitive carrier association COMPTEL prior to his June 1, 2006, appointment. McDowell could have taken part in the AT&T Inc.-BellSouth Corp. merger vote in […]

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 […]

Media Reports: MCI Shareholders Withhold Votes

MCI Inc. shareholders on Monday reelected nine board members, including CEO Michael Capellas at the companys annual meeting, but some shareholders expressed their disapproval of a takeover bid by Verizon Communications Inc. by withholding their votes, according to national media reports. Shareholders withdrew 28 percent of their votes from Capellas, and investors holding 78 million […]

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