The measure would increase access for those seeking emergency mental health assistance.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.
Industry officials disagree over how effective mandates are in creating internet provider choice within multitenant residential buildings.
FCC said it disbursed an additional $269 million in the first round.
Industry reacts to the appointments of Rosenworcel as first permanent woman chair, Sohn as first openly gay commissioner.
The FCC is looking at how to promote broadband competition and access in buildings.
The agency held an open meeting Thursday to hammer out votes on a range of issues.
Simington also raised idea of Big Tech contributing to Universal Service Fund.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.
Recent conversations about revamping the program are inspired by the possibility of growth in diversity in broadcasting.
Carr credited the U.S.'s success in telecom to policies that were implemented by the FCC under the Trump administration.
Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.
FCC acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said she hopes state legislatures change stance on muni builds.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday fined Tele Circuit Network Corporation for switching consumers’ service providers.
March 24, 2021 — Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr said the regulator has since 2017 seen what he wanted: Broadband […]
March 5, 2021 – Just shy of the 60-day deadline set by Congress, the Federal Communications Commission adopted an order […]
March 5, 2021 – The Senate on Thursday voted to begin debate on the $7.6 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund, which […]
February 22, 2021 – Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission, on Monday released proposed rules governing the […]
February 17, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission adopted two proposals in Wednesday’s meeting: Seeking comments on rule changes for […]
February 16, 2021 – FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said he is committed to pushing for permanent principles for broadband and […]
February 2, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced a formal agreement to work with the National Science […]
January 26, 2021— “Access to the internet is the civil rights issue of the 21st century,” said Federal Communications Commissioner […]
January 25, 2021—Acting Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission Jessica Rosenworcel, who was recently appointed by President Joe Biden, announced […]
January 22, 2021—President Joe Biden appointed Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel to be the acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission Thursday […]
January 20, 2021 – President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday will usher in a wave of new faces at the helm […]
January 15, 2021 — During the Federal Communications Bar Association’s Winter Celebration Thursday, technological subjects and conversation were put aside, […]
January 14, 2021 – Many “thank you’s” and pats on the back accompanied Ajit Pai’s last Open Commission Meeting as […]
January 2, 2021 – Expect issues of broadband and multifamily housing to gain renewed attention in 2021. Watch for some […]
December 9, 2020 — The Senate on Wednesday voted 49-46, along party lines, to confirm the appointment of President Donald […]
November 30, 2020 — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday announced today that he would step down from […]
November 20, 2020 — During the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Commission Meeting on Wednesday, members of the agency voted to […]
November 19, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday repurposed 45 megahertz of spectrum in the 5.9 GigaHertz (GHz) […]
November 16, 2020 – Officials associated with INCOMPAS, the Internet and Competitive Networks Association, on Thursday predicted that there would […]
October 27, 2020 — Tensions ran high during the Federal Communications Commission’s October meeting on Tuesday, as the agency’s five […]
October 24, 2020 – The Federal Communications Commission on Friday granted its first licenses in the 2.5 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum […]
October 13, 2020 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday recognized Karen Peltz Strauss, Claude Stout, Tom Wlodkowski […]
September 20, 2020 — House Democrats criticized Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai as presiding over “four years of lost […]