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Back to the Future – Another Amazing Trip to CES

January 24, 2012 - 05:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
I kicked off another New Year by once again being the envy of my high tech gadget friends back home. For the third time in a row, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 10-12. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which is responsible
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Media Diversity, Open Internet, and Adoption Efforts in Massachusetts

August 4, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
A quick trip, last week, to Massachusetts gave me another opportunity to learn about activities outside of the Beltway that promote three important initiatives: greater diversity in traditional and new media outlets, open Internet, and wider broadband adoption. My first stop was to the
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Attorney Honors Program Launches

July 29, 2011 - 04:59 PM by Julie Veach, Deputy General Counsel
I am delighted to be able to say that the FCC has launched the Attorney Honors Program. Our program is a two-year employment and training program designed to introduce new and recent law school graduates to the field of communications law and policy. We are accepting applications from law
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Exclusive Sneak Peek: FCC Technology Experience Center and #SeeTheSpectrum

July 11, 2011 - 10:02 AM by Tammy Sun, Director, Office of Media Relations
Broadband is no longer a luxury.  It's an essential platform for new products, economic growth and job-creating opportunities and opening markets that allow businesses to start, grow and hire.Mobile broadband is growing at an exponential rate and as demand increases, the benefits are more
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Seeing It All at the Cable Show in Chicago

June 22, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
Having just spent two days at the Cable Show in Chicago, IL, I can safely say that the content and programming industries continue to amaze me. As I walked through the many acres of floor displays and demonstrations, I noticed that the tastes and preferences of viewers continues to expand, and
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Broadband Availability: It’s So Much More Than Just Access to the Internet

May 24, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
Last week I was in Omaha, Nebraska to engage in several discussions about the importance of ubiquitous and affordable, high-speed Internet. As you know, we are spending a lot of time at the Commission considering how to reform and modernize the federal Universal Service Fund (USF) and
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SMARTBoards and Other Brilliant Uses of Broadband to Educate our Future Leaders

May 11, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
I recently visited Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia where President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and other government officials visited this past March. There they lauded the extraordinary progress the middle school has made by leveraging advanced technology. The
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The Unique Experiences of Women are Enhancements to Leadership

April 21, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
Last week, following my trip to Boston, I had the honor of traveling to Orlando to speak at the Women in Public Safety Communications Leadership Conference, hosted by the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International. This event is of course near and dear to my heart, as
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The Beantown Media and Technology Experience

April 13, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
Last week, I spent a few days in Boston, aka Bean Town, aka Cradle of Modern America. Since the purpose of the trip was to participate in Free Press’s National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR) and visit Verizon’s LTE Innovation Lab in nearby Waltham, I anticipated being impressed by the
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The FCC's Amazing Crew in Gettysburg, PA

March 15, 2011 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
I spend a lot of time at the FCC’s main building in southwest DC. Days can pass with me not even venturing across the street at lunch time for a sandwich. So, when my schedule offered me the opportunity to travel outside of this fine city to see what my FCC colleagues are doing in one of
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