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November 20, 2012
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  • FCC addresses Universal Service reform concerns
    The Federal Communications Commission has taken steps to make it easier for rural carriers that wish to seek a waiver from changes to Universal Service rules by lifting filing fees for some telecoms and agreeing to consider the impact of the reforms on customer rates. The Universal Service reforms -- which adversely affected one-sixth of rural carriers when they went into effect over the summer -- are part of a larger plan to transition the historically voice-based program into the broadband-focused Connect America Fund. (11/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Lawmakers want Hurricane Sandy hearing
    The Republican leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee should hold a hearing on the effect of Hurricane Sandy on Internet, mobile, telephone and other communications providers, according to a letter from a group of Democrats led by Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., ranking member of the committee, and Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., ranking member of the communications subpanel. The Hill/Hillicon Valley blog (11/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Researchers tout breakthrough on quantum cryptography
    Researchers at Cambridge University and Toshiba say they've developed a way to employ quantum cryptography to protect telecommunications networks from cyberattacks. The collaboration aims to use the technology for everyday tasks, such as securely transmitting credit card transactions and electronic health records. Reuters (11/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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