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Copps on Josh Silver's Departure from Free Press

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Released: March 8, 2011

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News media Information 202 / 418-0500

Fax-On-Demand 202 / 418-2830


TTY 202/418-2555

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Chairman Wheeler Appoints New Director Of Legislative Affairs

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Released: July 1, 2015

Media Contact:

Will Wiquist, (202) 418-0509
will.wiquist@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC CHAIRMAN TOM WHEELER ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF

MIKE DABBS AS DIRECTOR OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

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FCC Reaches Agreement with TracFone to Unlock Mobile Phones

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Released: July 1, 2015

Media Contact:

Morning Washburn, 202-418-0067
E-mail: Morning.Washburn@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC REACHES AGREEMENT WITH TRACFONE

TO UNLOCK MOBILE PHONES & PROVIDE OTHER CONSUMER BENEFITS

Settlement Brings Benefits to Millions of Consumers

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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For July Open Meeting

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Released: June 25, 2015

Media Contact:

Will Wiquist, 202-418-0509
will.wiquist@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR JULY OPEN MEETING

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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2015 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler
announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the July Open Commission
Meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 16, 2015:

Incentive Auction Procedures –

The Commission will take the next step to commencing the
incentive auction in the first quarter of 2016 by considering the Procedures Public Notice, which
adopts a balanced set of auction procedures that will ensure an effective, efficient, and timely
auction. The Public Notice establishes and provides information on final procedures for setting
the initial spectrum clearing target, qualifying to bid, and bidding in the reverse and forward
auctions.

Mobile Spectrum Holdings –

The Commission will consider an Order on Reconsideration
addressing petitions for reconsideration of certain aspects of the Mobile Spectrum Holdings
Report and Order.

Competitive Bidding –

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FCC IT Team Wins Federal Leadership Award for Cloud Computing

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Released: June 22, 2015

Media Contact:

Will Wiquist, 202-418-0509
will.wiquist@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TEAM RECOGNIZED WITH THE AFFIRM

LEADERSHIP AWARD IN CLOUD COMPUTING

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Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement on Digital Learning Equity Act

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Released: June 18, 2015

Media Contact:

Travis Litman, (202) 418-2400
travis.litman@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL

Regarding Introduction of Digital Learning Equity Act

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WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 – Today, Senator Angus King and Senator Shelley Moore Capito
introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act in the U.S. Senate. The bill would direct the
Department of Education to conduct a national study on the Homework Gap and provide for pilot
programs to extend access to digital learning opportunities for students when they are outside of
the classroom.
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel made the following statement:
“The Homework Gap is the cruelest part of the new digital divide. Today, too many
students without broadband at home are unable to complete basic school
assignments. They fall behind in the classroom—and we all lose out when we have a
generation ill-prepared to enter the digital economy. Kudos to Senator King and Senator
Capito for the Digital Learning Equity Act, which puts the spotlight on the Homework
Gap and ways to bridge it.”
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Office of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel: (202) 418-2400

Twitter: @JRosenworcel

www.fcc.gov/leadership/jessica-rosenworcel
This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order
constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC, 515 F.2d 385 (D.C. Cir. 1974).

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Commissioner Rosenworcel Announces Departure of Priscilla D. Argeris

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Released: June 18, 2015

Media Contact:

Jennifer Thompson, (202) 418-2400
jennifer.thompson@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

COMMISSIONER ROSENWORCEL ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF

PRISCILLA DELGADO ARGERIS

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WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 — Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced today
that her Senior Legal Advisor, Priscilla Delgado Argeris, is departing her office at the
Federal Communications Commission.
Commissioner Rosenworcel said of the announcement: “Priscilla has been a
trusted advisor who has been by my side since the very earliest days in my office. I have
benefited immeasurably from her counsel, as has the Commission as a whole. She is a
fantastic public servant, policy whiz, and eagle-eyed lawyer. She does it all—with a
terrific mix of discipline, eloquence, and grace. I am proud to have worked with her and
even more grateful to be able to call her a friend. I wish her well as she moves with her
family to North Carolina. The Tar Heel state is lucky to have her because wherever she
goes and whatever she does, Priscilla will do great things.”
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Office of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel: (202) 418-2400

Twitter: @JRosenworcel

www.fcc.gov/leadership/jessica-rosenworcel
This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order
constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC, 515 F.2d 385 (D.C. Cir. 1974).

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FCC Strengthens Consumer Protections Against Unwanted Calls and Texts

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Released: June 18, 2015

Media Contact:

Will Wiquist, (202) 418-0509
will.wiquist@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC STRENGTHENS CONSUMER PROTECTIONS

AGAINST UNWANTED CALLS AND TEXTS

Commission Responds to Requests from Businesses and Attorneys General for


Guidance on Robocall Blocking, Autodialers, Recycled Phone Numbers and More

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FCC Takes Steps to Modernize and Reform Lifeline for Broadband

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Released: June 18, 2015

Media Contact:

Mark Wigfield, (202) 418-0253
mark.wigfield@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC Takes Steps to Modernize and Reform Lifeline for Broadband

Media Contact:

Mark Wigfield, (202) 418-0253
mark.wigfield@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC Takes Steps to Modernize and Reform Lifeline for Broadband

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FCC Modernizes Numbering Rules To Spur Competitive VoIP Options

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Released: June 18, 2015

Media Contact:

Mark Wigfield, (202) 418-0253
mark.wigfield@fcc.gov

For Immediate Release

FCC Modernizes Numbering Rules To Spur Competitive VoIP Options for Consumers

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