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Jan 28 2016

FCC Broadband Progress Report and the Role of RUS

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Despite the still icy streets of Washington, D.C., and a delayed government opening this morning, the FCC discussed the latest Broadband Progress Report during the January open meeting this afternoon. As we near the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Telecom Act of 1996, the words at the heart of the universal service codification come …

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Jan 24 2016

The Sounds of Silence

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In a surprising development, the weather folks here in our nation’s capital actually got it right and we had a doozy of a snowfall this weekend. In our very scientific use of a yardstick, Don and I are guessing that we hit the 24- to 25-inch measure, and our power stayed on (with an outdated power …

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Jan 20 2016

I Have Succumbed …

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I have been in Washington, D.C., for over 30 years and have gone through many evolutions of how we deal with snow here in our nation’s capital. Having grown up in Wisconsin and spent my undergraduate years in Chicago, I’ve seen, shoveled, trudged through and played in more than my share of the white stuff. …

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Jan 20 2016

A Leadership Bonding Day

This morning, two days before the storm of the year is supposed to hit D.C., I had an early morning breakfast meeting in Washington, D.C., with a small group of other trade association executives. We gather every quarter to compare notes and hear from a compelling speaker. Our industries vary greatly—from rural broadband to the distilled …

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