FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

Chairman Pai Statement on Hurricane Michael

Data from the Federal Communications Commission’s Disaster Information Reporting System shows that Hurricane Michael caused substantial communications outages along its destructive path.

Chairman Pai Remarks at International Regulators Forum in Mexico City

Closing the digital divide is the Federal Communications Commission’s top priority.

Chairman Pai on 5G at Americas Spectrum Management Conference

I was at the White House for a summit on 5G.

Chairman Pai Remarks at Connect2Compete Event

Closing that divide will require both public sector and private sector leadership. With respect to the latter, Connect2Compete is setting the pace.

Keeping Up A Fast Pace On Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission's October agenda will address three issues critical to advancing the 5G FAST Plan—creating more opportunities for unlicensed innovation in the 6 GHz band, expanding spectrum opportunities for 5G in the 3.5 GHz

Chairman Pai on DOJ Lawsuit Against California Internet Regulation Law

I’m pleased the Department of Justice has filed this suit. The Internet is inherently an interstate information service. As such, only the federal government can set policy in this area.

Chairman Pai Remarks at White House 5G Summit

With senior leaders participating from across government, this meeting sends a powerful message: US leadership in 5G technology is a national imperative for economic growth and competitiveness. So point one: We need to seize the opportunities of 5

5G is in reach. But only if we set the right policies.

A strong innovation economy could propel the United States’ economic growth and create countless jobs. Internet speeds could be 100 or even 1,000 times faster than 4G.

Remarks of Chairman Pai at Hillsdale College in Michigan

At the dawn of the commercial Internet, policymakers faced a fundamental choice. Should we regulate this new thing called the Internet like a lumbering utility? Do we want it to be as innovative as a water company?

FCC Chairman Pai Remarks to Maine Policy Heritage Center

My mission and the Federal Communications Commission’s top priority is closing the digital divide and maximizing the benefits of broadband for the American people. The FCC is working to achieve that goal with the help of market principles.