Tag: cell phones

Drew WilsonDecember 18, 2018

Telecom giant AT&T announced Tuesday that it’s rolling out 5G in a dozen cities this week, and Jacksonville is among them. “Initially we’ll offer a limited amount of mobile 5G devices to select customers beginning on Friday, Dec. 21,” the company said in a press release. “This initial offer will deliver select business customers and […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 3, 2018

The chief legal adviser to the Federal Communications Commission believes it’s incumbent upon the panel to be humble in its regulatory approach. During Friday remarks before the Economic Club of Florida, FCC General Counsel Thomas Johnson said “humility” is essential in order to learn from prior failings and adapt to the ever-evolving communications-technology landscape.  Above all else, […]

Jim RosicaMarch 21, 2017

A tax cut that would have helped a broader swath of Floridians, including the middle class and working poor, was changed Tuesday to instead benefit the state’s business owners. With no debate, the Senate’s Finance and Tax Appropriations Subcommittee cleared the bill (SB 378) by a 4-0 vote.  As initially proposed by Miami-Dade Republican Anitere Flores, it would […]

Jim RosicaMarch 6, 2017

A coalition of Florida business groups is giving the thumbs-down to state Sen. Anitere Flores’ proposal to pay for a cut in the state’s tax on mobile phone and satellite and cable TV service by repealing a tax break to insurers. The legislation (SB 378) would swap the insurance break for a 2 percent reduction in the state’s communications […]


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