FCC Aims to Increase Awareness of Lifeline, Link Up Programs
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Tribal Broadband, Universal Service
September 14th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2010 – This week is the second annual “National Lifeline and Link Up Telephone Discount Awareness Week” brought to you by the Federal Communications Commission, National Association of Regulatory Commissioners and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates.
Advocates Seek Accountability in Expenditure of Broadband Stimulus Funds
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 24th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2009 – At the final day of a six-day public forum about the federal government’s $7.2 billion broadband stimulus funding on Tuesday morning, the discussion made a sharp turn toward a focus on oversight and post-award compliance.
State Regulators Could Ask FCC to Fund Broadband for Low Income Households
February 14th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 14, 2009 – State utility commissioners are considering a resolution to “strongly encourage” Federal Communications Commission implementation of a pilot program to make broadband internet access service eligible for subsidies drawn from the Universal Service Fund.
Industry and Consumers Clash at FCC Over Cell Phone Fees
June 13th, 2008
June 12 – Industry and consumer groups butted heads at the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday over early termination fees, or charges imposed on the customers of communications services prior to the expiration of their contract.