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Biography for Howard Buskirk

Howard Buskirk, Executive Senior Editor, joined Warren Communications News in 2004, after covering Capitol Hill for Telecommunications Reports. He has covered Washington since 1993 and was formerly executive editor at Energy Business Watch, editor at Gas Daily and managing editor at Natural Gas Week. Previous to that, he was a staff reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Greenville News. Follow Buskirk on Twitter: @hbuskirk

Recent Articles by Howard Buskirk

Tech Advisory Council More Important During Coronavirus Crisis, Group Told

The FCC Technological Advisory Council heard early reports from working groups at an online meeting Tuesday. TAC Chairman Dennis Roberson warned the COVID-19 crisis might well not be over when the group next meets June 9. The kind…Subscribe to Read >>

Carr Defends Criticism of China, Says More COVID-19 Relief on the Way

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr isn't backing down from comments on Twitter earlier in the week criticizing China for spreading false reports that the U.S. is responsible for COVID-19, he told a Broadband Breakfast teleconference Thursday. Carr said…Subscribe to Read >>

CTIA, NCTA Clash on FCC Proposal for Wi-Fi in 6 GHz Band

With the FCC expected in April to tackle order on the 6 GHz band, CTIA remains committed to licensed use of part of the band, Jen Oberhausen, director-regulatory affairs, said during a Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council teleconference…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC May Act on at Least Parts of 5.9 GHz Rule Change

With some staking out a hard line, the FCC may not act right away on new rules for the 5.9 GHz band, industry and commission officials said in recent interviews. Commissioners agreed 5-0 in December to examine revised rules…Subscribe to Read >>

Verizon Joins With CFA, NCLC to Defend TCPA Before SCOTUS

In an unusual collaboration, Verizon joined with the National Consumer Law Center and Consumer Federation of America to urge the Supreme Court to preserve the Telephone Consumer Protection Act when it decides later this year on Barr v…Subscribe to Read >>