Federal Communications Commission

FCC Chairman Pai Names Six Members to USAC Board of Directors

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai appoints the following individuals to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Board of Directors:

FCC Takes Key Step Toward Auction To Expand Rural Broadband, Identifying Locations Eligible for Support from Connect America Fund

Continuing its push to expand access to broadband in rural America, the Federal Communications Commission identified the locations of nearly 1 million homes and small businesses in 48 states that are eligible for up to $2 billion in support for br

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Affordable Internet Access to High-Cost Rural Areas

On Oct 31, 2017, several members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to urge the FCC to take action to ensure the High-Cost Universal Service Fund (USF) program provides sufficient and predictable support to he

FCC/FTC Sign MOU to Coordinate Online Consumer Protection Efforts

This Memorandum of Understanding is entered into by the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission for the purpose of facilitating their joint and common goals, obligations, and responsibilities to protect consumers and the

FCC Proposes Modernizing Pay TV Subscriber Notification Rules

The Federal Communications Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that explores ways to enable pay-tv providers (multichannel video programming distributors in regulatoryspeak), such as cable and satellite providers, to communicate with

FCC Streamlines Paperwork Requirements for New Mobile Services

The Federal Communications Commission allows licensees to identify the nature and regulatory treatment of its mobile services based on how it uses spectrum, rather than based on the specific spectrum band used to provide such service. The Order el