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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

WISPs, Other Providers Starting to Deploy in CBRS

Wireless ISPs are expected to drive deployment of priority access licenses in the citizens broadband radio service band, likely being the first to deploy after the FCC finishes assigning licenses from the PAL auction that ended Aug. 25. Some larger…Subscribe to Read >>

As Facebook Arguments Loom, Other FCC TCPA Work Continues

All FCC action on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act isn’t focused on Facebook v. Duguid, to be argued before the Supreme Court Dec. 8, an FCBA webinar heard Thursday. Experts hope that case provides long-awaited clarity on what constitutes an…Subscribe to Read >>

Next 6 GHz Wi-Fi Order Appears in Doubt for December FCC Meeting

An order allowing very-low-power (VLP) devices to use the 6 GHz band appears to be in doubt for the Dec. 10 FCC meeting. More will be known soon. Chairman Ajit Pai is to offer his blog post on the meeting…Subscribe to Read >>

Facebook Case Seen as Best Chance for SCOTUS to Rule on ATDS

Facebook v. Duguid, to be argued before the Supreme Court Dec. 8 (19-511), could provide long-awaited clarity on the definition of what constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, experts told us. Consumer groups…Subscribe to Read >>

Trump Executive Order Could Have Big Implications for Federal Employees Across Government

A Trump administration executive order creating a new classification of “policy-making” employees could mean many in the federal workforce lose civil service protection, while those with political ties are given their jobs, experts told us. The order would make it…Subscribe to Read >>