Articles by tag: FCC

Tesla to Add Radar in Hopes of Achieving Full Self Driving in Vehicles

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Tesla radar technology is back in the news. Last year Elon Musk made it clear that Tesla was ditching its radar technology and that Full Self Driving (FSD) would be made safer by only Read more


Why Authentic Content Should Be at the Forefront of Your Company’s Marketing Strategy
March 24, 2023

Media today is the most powerful it’s ever been, and with the introduction of new channels to consume it daily, the consumer can become easily overwhelmed with a plethora of choices. How does your channel stand out? Authentic media might be the clickbait. With the likes of TikTok, YouTube, and streaming services like Spotify, […]

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Insurance Providers Should Prioritize Solutions for Streamlining Pre-Authorization Processes
March 24, 2023

Prior authorization wastes medical and insurance providers’ time and can result in poor patient outcomes. Changes are likely as the federal government reviews legislation. Melanie Musson, a health insurance expert with, reminds providers, “Health insurance providers should focus on creating better pre-authorization processes to improve efficiency and patient outcome.” Prior authorization has been […]

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Provider & Payer Dynamics: Revenue Cycle’s Evolution
March 24, 2023

Pre-authorization is a word that is being tossed around more and more frequently in the healthcare world. Often referred to as pre-approvals, prior approvals, or prior authorizations, these are insurance-dictated restrictions on medicines, tests, or health services that require a check before insurance will officially cover the product or service. More than three quarters of […]

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Tesla to Add Radar in Hopes of Achieving Full Self Driving in Vehicles
December 13, 2022

Tesla radar technology is back in the news. Last year Elon Musk made it clear that Tesla was ditching its radar technology and that Full Self Driving (FSD) would be made safer by only using Vision, or camera-only, technology. However, Tesla’s Certification Engineer, Cindi Li, wrote to the FCC last week asking for a confidentiality […]

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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability
November 23, 2022

This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a huge win for businesses and consumers seeking better broadband to have more of a say in accurate representation of broadband availability, individuals and organizations will be allowed […]

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How the FCC’s New ISP Rules Will Disrupt the Market
November 22, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has introduced new rules that will require ISPs to display more clearly essential and historically convoluted information such as speed, hidden fees, and junk costs. Closely resembling the labels, we are accustomed to on the back of food products, Senior Editor at FierceTelecom, Diana Goovaerts believes this is a […]

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Wavelengths: Has Federal Funding Solved Rural Broadband Connectivity Issues?
August 11, 2022

The availability of broadband in rural areas remains a big area of concern. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has seemingly addressed the issue by providing funding through RDOF, or the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, but the initiative isn’t exactly foolproof. In this new episode of Wavelengths, an Amphenol Broadband podcast, host Daniel Litwin chatted with […]

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Education’s Recovery Begins Now
May 18, 2021

Will the recent worst of times for US students bring about the best of times in the near future? That is the expectation John Harrington, CEO of Funds for Learning, holds. In this episode, John lays out clear short-term strategies for distributing the FCC’s $7 billion fund to help school districts pay for at-home devices […]

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Biden Administration’s EdTech Plan: Bridge the Student Digital Divide
January 28, 2021

With a new administration comes new policy visions, and the Biden administration has already vocalized some priorities for the United States’ education system. Reporting out of The 74 Million asserts that the new administration is pointing to the digital divide amongst students as one of the first inequities it plans to tackle, as millions of […]

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Broadband is Failing to Meet EdTech’s Needs
December 18, 2020

Connectivity continues to be a challenge for school districts. Nonprofit Connected Nation reported that only 47% of school districts meet the FCC’s 1Mbps/student standard. To put this in perspective, that leaves about two-thirds of students are without “scalable broadband.” While many students are learning virtually, many districts across the country are back in class or in […]

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Sinclair’s FCC Fine Reveals Issues in the Business of Television Media
May 11, 2020

Sinclair Broadcast Group, the second-largest television station operator, is going to be paying a hefty $48 million for an FCC fine, wrapping up the commission’s probe into the company’s now-abandoned deal to buy Tribune Media. Twice the amount of the prior record for broadcast, this is now Sinclair’s largest civil penalty ever. The initial […]

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The Cost To Fix Education’s Digital Divide
April 28, 2020

The problem of digital equity in US public school systems has been wrestled with for decades. Maybe it took a global pandemic to finally solve it. The analyst group Funds For Learning crunched the numbers last week and breaks down how much it will cost to put an Internet-connected device into the hands of every […]

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