Industry News

Innovative Systems eLation Fall User Group Meeting
October 10 - 11
Mitchell, SD

MACC 2017 Conference 

Illinois FirstNet Quarterly Newsletters:

    July 2017 

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    December 2015 

    August 2015 

First Network Group, Inc. Proudly Completes One Million Support Calls

2017 Legislative Bulletin

ICC Establishes Office of Cybersecurity and Risk Management

Lincoln Trail College 24th Annual Telecommunications Job Fair Day

Illinois FirstNet Newsletter, 1st Quarter 2017

NG9-1-1 Workshop Invite

Kiesling Associates LLP Joins BKD

1911 Chicago Telephone Company Rules for Troublemen

Rural Utilities Service Loan Application Workshop

Illinois Judge Strikes Down Fee for Telecom Utility Access to Public Rights-of-Way

MACC 2016 Billing and Technology Conference

DECATUR POLL:  By a 12-1 Margin, Decatur Registered Voters Reject City Plan to Spend $700,000 in Taxpayer Money on another Internet Network

Shawnee Communications Completes Acquistion of Moultrie MultiCorp

2016 Kiesling Telecom Accounting Seminar

Don't Add to Nation's Highest Wireless Taxes

Emmanuel to Present Backup Plan to Save to Pension Funds 

AT&T, Comcast Throw Support Behind LIfeline Overhaul

FirstNet Board Approves Release of RFP

LRG: Household Broadband Penetration Tops 80%

Judges Challenge Both Sides in Net Neutrality Case

ICC's 2015 Annual Report Found Nearly Half of Illinois Households are Wireless-only

CDS Integrates MBS Billing System with PenguinData's Workflow Management Solution

Dave Lewis Joins JSI

A Page From Our Past - Introduction of dial telephones sparked protest in B-N

Brocade "BCNE Fast Track" Class - Become a Brocade Certified Network Engineer

FirstNet Special Edition Quarterly Newsletter

JULIE August Newsletter

Kiesling Telecom Accounting Seminar, August 13-14, 2015

FirstNet Weekly Update - July 27, 2015

FirstNet Weekly Update - July 20, 2015

Illinois FirstNet

How Fast Internet Affects Home Prices

'Obama Phone' Expansion Takes Heat at Senate Hearing

FirstNet Weekly Update June 2,2015

CDG Announces Release of Discount Plan Compliance Module

FCC Proposes Internet Subsidy for Low-Income Users

AT&T Wants to Choose Which Online Video Services Count Against Data Caps

Why Netflix Traffic Keeps Soaring

Site of ITA 2015 Convention, French Lick Resort, Named Best Historic Hotel in USA TODAY's "Readers' Choice Awards"

6 Steps Towards a Gigabit City

AT&T Investing in Broadband Despite Title II Uncertainty

Broadband Opportunity Council Notice & Request for Comment

Broadband Opportunity Council Webinar

RUS Contract Administration Workshop Invitation

MACC adds two new BSS/OSS clients in Iowa

Verizon Rural Call Completion Hotline Launched in FCC Compliance Plan

NTCA, Rural Allies Submit Further Details on Existing USF Update Proposal

Sprint Maps Out Its Next-Generation Network

FirstNet Quarterly Newsletter

Michael Kean Joins HunTel Engineering

Kiesling - 2015 Telergee Executive & Financial Conference

CenturyLink 911 Outage Fine:  A TDM-to-IP Cautionary Tale

Rural Call Completion Problem Garners More Attention with New Senate Bill

Akamai:  U.S. Average Peak Broadband Speed is Nearly 50 Mbps

Akamai:  Global Average Internet Speed Grew 20%

NTCA - Net Neutrality:  What Is It and What Does It Mean For Rural Broadband?

FCC Pauses Clocks on Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Reviews

Bell Labs Prez:  40 Gbit/s Copper on Horizon

Banks:  Title II Not Right Approach for Broadband

Wheeler:  No Obligation to Follow Obama's Title II Lead

MACC 2015 Events Schedule

 Kiesling's 2015 Accounting Seminar

Overview of FCC Action on Net Neutrality, Vantage Point Solutions

Net Neutrality Critics are Flat-Out Wrong, Says FCC Chief

FirstNet Weekly Update to the State Single Points of Contact (SPOCs) - March 2, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Bruce Rauner Tested By Money Woes

Republican FCCers Call for Delay in Net Neutrality Vote

Business IoT Connections Forecast to Quadruple by 2020

Google Warns FCC Plan Could Help ISPs Charge Senders of Web Traffic

Illinois Telehealth Initiative Launch at Matter

IL Institute for Rural Affairs (WUI)/Rural Partners Rural Economic Development Conference - March 5-6, 2015

Verizon's McAdam:  FCC Title II Proposal Influenced $10.5B Wireline Asset Sale to Frontier

Frontier's Wilderotter is Comfortable with Title II Reclassification

Frontier Stakes Its Claim on Landlines

FCC Firms Up Legal Grounds for Net Neutrality

The Great Internet Power Grab

Life in the Slow Lane - Crain's Chicago Business

Rauner Puts Forth Pro-Business, Anti-Union Agenda in State of State Speech

DDos Attacks Almost Doubled in Year:  Akamai State of the Internet Security Report

FCC Redefines Advanced Broadband as 25 Mbps

FCC Sharply Revises Definition of Broadband

Rauner:  'Right to Work Zones' are First Year Priority

Republicans Want FCC to Release Net Neutrality Proposal Before Vote

Why Chattanooga is not the "Poster Child" for Municipal Broadband

Google, Cablevision Challenge Wireless Industry's Business Model

Governor Rauner Names ICC Chairman

FCC's Wheeler Warms Up to Obama's Wishes on Net Neutrality

Dark Fiber Creates New Fortunes for ILECs, Cable, and CLECs

Verizon's McAdam:  Some Wireline Assets Would Be Better Off in Someone Else's Hands

2014's Gigabit Network Boom:  A Recap

Akamai Quarterly "State of the Internet" Report

Consumers Continue Shift Away From Landline - Regulations Are Behind

Broadband Industry Backs GOP's Proposed Net-Neutrality Bill