Commissioners and House lawmakers discussed key topics at a contentious hearing.
Partisan disputes return to FCC policies after years of a 2-2 split on the commission.
Commissioners from both parties emphasized the issues to the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee.
Proposed rules would also put more limits on when utilities can pass full replacement costs to telecom companies.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel proposes a new way to eliminate junk fees.
Telecom and utility companies have been clashing on replacement costs.
The Affordable Connectivity Program and the Rip-and-Replace program are both central funding needs for the industry.
The FCC approved on Wednesday new policies to address gaps in broadband access.
The FCC also approved support for domestic abuse victims, inquiry on AI and robocalls and preventing cell phone scams.
Group who pushed for LOC changes are looking to ensure state contracts work well with performance bonds.
Of $10 billion spent through 2021, 93 percent of households received only 10 * 1 Mbps service.
The FCC's proposal would allow schools and libraries to request E-Rate funding to support remote connectivity.
The commission would increase its standard to 100 * 20 Mbps.
The new guidance allows performance bonds and takes other measures to include smaller providers.
The commission took action on expanding E-Rate, maternal health data, and opening the 6 GHz band.
The voice providers did not submit adequate robocall prevention plans.
The FCC proposed adjusting the $9-billion budget allocated for the fund using updated maps
Trade group says telecoms are not discriminating when they don’t build in financially difficult areas.
The agency proposed a shorter, more restrictive waiver.
The Democrat-held Senate voted 55-43 in favor of Biden's second nominee for the spot, after Gigi Sohn withdrew.
A petition called for broadband consumer label to not require providers to disclose monthly fees.
The benefit would go beyond tribes to other high cost locations.
Rules can increase the burden on small providers.
Biden Administration’s Investing in America initiative is investing billions of dollars into domestic manufacturing.
The FCC broadened the E-rate eligibility to tribal colleges used as public libraries.
The bills go to the full committee for votes.
Republican senators vote “no” for Starks and Gomez.
A rehearing of the case means that the full court will reconsider the case and the previous ruling is vacated.
The FCC has moved forward in critical objectives, reported commissioners at oversight hearing.
The rules would ban the practice of marketers purporting to have written consent for numerous parties to contact a consumer.
The proposed rules will not protect consumers and will limit consumer’s ability to receive important messages from carriers.
The FCC’s expertise does not translate to a social distribution mechanism.
House Committee members said they wanted to ensure that the NTIA is appropriately managing funds to support rural areas.
A new Senate working group is set to consider reforms to the USF.
Biden announces new FCC commissioner nomination following Sohn's withdrawal.
Expanding available alternatives to letters of credit will increase the availability of BEAD for small and minority-owned businesses.
Coordination cross-agencies for broadband project deployment is unique, conference hears.
Thursday's vote requires a one-time foreign ownership reporting requirement.
The agency’s aggressive approach to antitrust under Chair Lina Khan has sparked controversy.
The FCC is proposed reducing the threshold for disclosing ownership stake in companies.