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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

Rosenworcel Circulates EBB Proposal; Carriers Want More

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel circulated proposed rules for the $3.2 billion emergency broadband benefit program, she said Monday (see news bulletin here). EBB is “open to all types of broadband providers, not only those designated as eligible telecommunications carriers,"…Subscribe to Read >>

Routers Using New 6 GHz Wi-Fi Band Already in Deployment, Summit Told

The 1,200 MHz of spectrum the FCC opened for Wi-Fi at 6 GHz is spurring action by regulators worldwide, experts told the Fierce Wireless Wi-Fi Summit Tuesday. Raghuram Rangarajan, Amazon engineering leader, told us adoption of the band will happen…Subscribe to Read >>

NIST to Keep Focus on AI, Cybersecurity Under Biden, Advisory Committee Told

The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to release a report soon on developing the vocabulary and measurements needed for “trustworthy” artificial intelligence, Eric Lin, NIST acting associate director-laboratory programs, told the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) virtual…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Sees Big Tech Role in US Recovery, Next NEC Chief Tells CES

Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council for the incoming Biden administration, said at the virtual CES 2021 Tuesday the tech sector will play a role in the recovery of the U.S. economy, hit hard by the pandemic. Deese…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Net Neutrality Overhaul Likely to Start With DOJ Filings

What the FCC does on net neutrality starting Jan. 20 likely depends on whether it’s immediately clear when the agency will have a permanent chair, experts said. If Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel is named acting chief, she would likely wait to…Subscribe to Read >>