Federal Communications Commission

FCC Proposes Reforms to Eliminate Intercarrier Compensation Arbitrage

The Federal Communications Commission has long recognized that arbitrage opportunities in the intercarrier compensation (ICC) system harm consumers, undermine broadband deployment, and distort competition. Despite the FCC’s adoption of a national,

Chairman Pai Remarks at FCC Supplier Diversity Workshop

[Speech] Now that I’ve seen what you can do, I’m adjusting my expectations. I’m raising the bar.

FCC Regulatory Free Arena

[Press release] As consequential as the Federal Communications Commission can be in communications policy, it is critical for those in leadership positions to acknowledge that its authority and reach is inherently limited.

Commissioner Carr Wraps Up Great Plains Broadband Tour

Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr wrapped up his weeklong trip through the Great Plains with stops in Brookings and Sioux Falls (SD).

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, June 7, 2018: 

FCC Welcomes Successful Transition to New Number Porting Administrator

The Federal Communications Commission announced the successful completion of the transition to the new Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA), Telcordia Technologies, doing business as iconectiv.

FCC Gives Additional Funding to Restore Networks in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

The Federal Communications Commission approved additional immediate funding to accelerate the restoration of communications networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands that were damaged and destroyed during the 2017 hurricane season.

FCC Commissioner Carr Announces Great Plains Broadband Tour

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr will visit the Great Plains from May 29 to June 1, with events in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota. The trip will focus on rural broadband deployment, including the opportunities it creat

Older Americans and Broadband: Getting Connected

[Press release] The Federal Communications Commission is working to promote the benefits of broadband service among older Americans.