Technology & Telecom

WPC's Technology & Telecom Project focuses on wireless regulations, access to broadband internet, wireline regulatory environment, open source issues, telecom regulations, video franchise reform, technology and privacy issues, and more.

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Remote testimony should be allowed

December 15, 2014 in In the News
Walla Walla Union Bulletin
Source: 
Walla Walla Union Bulletin
Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 2014

King County Officials Cancel Proposed Fee Increase on Wireless Services

December 8, 2014 in Blog

In October, I wrote about King County officials’ proposal to dramatically increase the Right of Way (ROW) use fee they charged to wireless phone providers.  In their proposed 2015-16 county budget, some County officials wanted to increase the fee from the current $2,000 to $5,000 to a staggering $10,000, with a 4% automatic increase every year.  The fee is ultimately paid by cell phone customers in the form of higher service prices.

Viewpoint: Fall 2014

November 26, 2014 in Publications

Click below to view our PDF version of our Fall 2014 issue of Viewpoint, WPC's quarterly magazine!

Remote testimony option becomes reality

November 25, 2014 in In the News
The Snohomish Times
Source: 
The Snohomish Times
Date: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014