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2 promoted to VP positions at Forum Communications Co.

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Forum Communications Co. has promoted Matthew McMillan to vice president of newspapers and MaryJo Hotzler to vice president of content.
McMillan joined FCC this past February. He started his career selling advertising at Minnesota newspapers in Minn…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FCC says mobile improvements coming to Corson County

October 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The Federal Communications Commission says 784 new road miles in South Dakota will gain access to advanced mobile networks as part of auctions associated with the new Connect America Fund. Continue Reading

Website aimed at growing area oil ‘Patch’ launched

March 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Forum Communications Co. Monday unveiled thepatchtoday.com, the multimedia company’s newest information website in its collection of sites that serve the Upper Midwest and beyond. Continue Reading

FCC answers Johnson’s call to fix rural phone problems

February 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., this week applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s announcement of steps it will take to fix the problem of dropped, incomplete and poor quality long-distance phone calls to rural America. Continue Reading

FCC policy switch may raise rural phone fees

November 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Revenue would be shifted to help expand broadband as well as mobile-voice networks.

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Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic

December 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The rules require broadband providers to let subscribers access all legal online content, applications and services over their wired networks including online calling services, Internet video and other Web applications that compete with their core businesses. But the rules give broadband providers flexibility to manage data on their systems to deal with problems such as network congestion and unwanted traffic including spam as long as they publicly disclose their network management practices. Continue Reading

FCC rules seek to avoid surprise wireless bills

October 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal regulators want to stop cell phone “bill shock” by requiring wireless companies to alert subscribers before they run out of minutes, hit data usage or text messaging caps or start racking up international roaming charges. Continue Reading

FCC rules seek to avoid surprise wireless bills

October 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote Thursday to seek public comment on such rules, which are on the table after a flood of consumer complaints about unexpected and costly overage fees. Continue Reading