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Exclusive: Former FCC Chair Sets Up Growth Capital Shop

Bandwidth.com has raised $22 million in its first round of capital from new growth equity shop Carmichael Partners, which counts former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin as a managing partner. Martin helped score $22 million from institutions and individuals for Bandwidth.com, but has not raised a fund.

Finally, Broadband Over Powerline, R.I.P.

BPL is finally dead. The City of Manassas, Virginia which spent $1.6 million building and running nations’ biggest BPL network has pulled the plug on the service that had about 500 residential and 46 businesses customers. It cost the city $100,000 a month to maintain.

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin To Resign Jan. 20

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, a Republican, said today that he will be stepping down from his post once the new administration takes over next…

FCC’s Kevin Martin To Resign

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, a Republican, said today that he will be stepping down from his post once the new administration takes over next…

Yo FCC! Are You Doing Anything About Metered Broadband?

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has recently taken up a populist and politically lucrative crusade against Comcast and its nefarious efforts to block certain kinds of traffic. But this is nothing more than a diversionary tactic, one aimed at taking attention away from the service providers’ implementation of metered broadband.

FCC Chairman Puts Free Internet Plan On Hold

FCC chairman Kevin Martin is delaying the vote on his proposal that would see an unused chunk of 25 megahertz wireless spectrum put up for a…

Kevin Martin… Unplugged

I wish Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg were harder on FCC Chairman Kevin Martin who was at the D6 conference. Look at…