Federal Communications Commission

Chairman Pai Appoints Nirali Patel As Special Counsel

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the appointment of Nirali Patel as Special Counsel.

Statement Of Commissioner Brendan Carr On New Staff Appointments

Commissioner Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission announced that Will Adams has joined his office as Legal Advisor for wireless issues and that Andi Roane has joined his office as Staff Assistant.

Remarks Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Eye Of The Storm: Broadcasters' Role In Emergencies At The National Association Of Broadcasters

In recent weeks, we’ve seen broadcasters play a critical role in helping keep the American people safe.

When Disaster Strikes: The Critical Role Of 911 During Major Disasters

Emergency communications systems of all kinds shouldn’t be designed so that a single point of failure leads to a catastrophic result. Nothing and no one is perfect.

FCC Chairman Pai Proposes Over $500 Million In Funding To Promote Rural Broadband Deployment

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai shared with his fellow commissioners an order to promote more high-speed broadband deployment in rural areas. If adopted, it would provide over $500 million in additional funding for cooperatives

False Missile Warning in Hawaii Adds to Scrutiny of Emergency Alert System

A false alert sent to cellphones across Hawaii on Saturday warning of an incoming ballistic missile is calling attention to an emergency notification system that government officials at all levels say needs major improvements. The Federal Communic

Chairman Pai's Response to Rep Ratcliffe Regarding Affordable Access to High-Speed Internet

On Oct 30, 2017, Rep John Ratcliffe (R-TX) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to take action to address the budget shortfall in certain parts of the High-Cost Universal Service Fund (USF).