Federal Communications Commission

Grassroots Leadership on 5G

Indiana is going to be one of the first states in the country to see 5G—the next-generation of wireless broadband. Indiana’s national leadership in mobile broadband is a direct result of this state’s policy decisions.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Announces Arielle Roth as Wireline Advisor

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly announced that he has hired Arielle Roth as wireline advisor in his office.

Chairman Pai Statement on Eight Circuit Decision Upholding Core Actions on BDS

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement regarding Aug 28's ruling from the Eighth Circuit, which upheld the FCC’s decision to remove onerous regulations on certain business data services in competitive ma

CAF Phase II Auction Closes, Allocates $1.488 Billion to Close the Digital Divide

Bidding in the Connect America Fund Phase II auction concluded on August 21, 2018. There were 103 winning bidders in the auction, with the 10-year support amount totaling $1.488 billion and covering 713,176 locations in 45 states.

Chairman Pai on Inspector General Report Concluding No Favoritism Toward Sinclair

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement regarding the Office of Inspector General’s independent report, which found no evidence or suggestion of impropriety, unscrupulous behavior, or favoritism towards S

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Report - Impact on Communications

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was notable for the devastation wrought to various types of infrastructure, including communications. The adverse effect of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season on communications increased in magnitude as the seaso