Rachelle Chong

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Nearly 1,000 Express Interest in FCC Rural Broadband Experiments

Mar 12, 2014
Nearly 1,000 Express Interest in FCC  Rural Broadband Experiments

The Federal Communications Commission asked for “expressions of interest” from applicants interested in using Connect America Fund subsidies for last mile rural broadband projects, promising to fund between $50 million... Read more »

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Comcast Extends Internet Essentials Program ‘Indefinitely’

Mar 4, 2014
Comcast Extends Internet Essentials Program ‘Indefinitely’

David Cohen, Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation, announced today that the Internet Essentials broadband adoption program would be extended “indefinitely”. He said 1.2 million Americans had signed up for... Read more »

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San Jose among 34 cities being considered for Google Fiber

Feb 20, 2014
San Jose among 34 cities being considered for Google Fiber

Google surprised with an announcement that it will begin “early discussions” with 34 cities in 9 metro areas — including San Jose — to explore bringing Google Fiber services to... Read more »

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Chong: Apps Developers Dodge a Regulatory Bullet on Privacy

Feb 11, 2014
Chong: Apps Developers Dodge a  Regulatory Bullet on Privacy

In a brief ruling narrowly approved at the California Public Utility Commission’s mid-January meeting, departing Commissioner Mark Ferron left app developers and wireless communications providers a precious gift – no... Read more »

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President Obama, FCC Put Flesh on the Bones of Their Next-Gen Broadband Promise for Schools and Libraries

Feb 5, 2014
President Obama, FCC Put Flesh on the Bones of Their Next-Gen Broadband Promise for Schools and Libraries

Yesterday, in twin announcements, the President and the Federal Communications Commission put more flesh on the bones of the two-sentence State of the Union promise by President Barack Obama to... Read more »

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Chong: Following the Bread Crumb Trail of President Obama’s State of the Union Reference to Broadband

Feb 4, 2014
Chong: Following the Bread Crumb Trail of President Obama’s State of the Union Reference to Broadband

It is very difficult to get the nation’s president to mention a specific issue in his annual State of the Union speech.  But when he does, it helps your issue... Read more »

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Chong: FCC Unanimously Approves Trials Move to Internet Protocol Networks

Feb 3, 2014
Chong: FCC Unanimously Approves Trials Move to Internet Protocol Networks

With a 5-0 vote on January 30 to approve an AT&T petition that allows voluntary trials of all-Internet Protocol (IP) communication networks, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recognized the... Read more »

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Chong’s Hit List of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union

Jan 29, 2014
Chong’s Hit List of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union

Did you miss President Obama’s State of the Union address entitled “Opportunity for All” last night in Washington, D.C.?  If so, here is my hit list of the highlights for... Read more »

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A Hit List of Gov. Brown’s 2014 State of the State Address

Jan 24, 2014
A Hit List of Gov. Brown’s 2014 State of the State Address

Jerry’s Snappy Comeback Line to His Critics:  “A million new jobs since 2010, a budgetary surplus in the billions, and a minimum wage rising to $10!” What He Blamed Budget... Read more »

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President Obama Curbs the NSA’s Digital Surveillance Programs

Jan 20, 2014
President Obama Curbs the NSA’s Digital Surveillance Programs

On Friday, following the former NSA contractor’s Edward Snowden revelations about the National Security Agency’s electronic surveillance program, President Barack Obama delivered a major address at the Justice Department in... Read more »

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