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Rep Pallone Requests Access to Audits of FCC High-Cost Fund

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Chairman Pai Releases Summary of First Year Accomplishments

The Federal Communications Commission released an 8-page document outlining "A Year of Action and Accomplishment" led by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, broken down into the following categories: bridging the digital divide, promoting innovation and invest

UN Broadband Commission sets global broadband targets to bring online the world’s 3.8 billion not connected to the Internet

Fifty percent of the world's population is expected to be connected to the Internet by the end of 2019.

Truth in Broadband: NYC Mayor's Office Issues RFI to Promote Open and Transparent Internet

The Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer for the City of New York released a "Truth in Broadband” Request for Information (RFI) to establish transparency and accountability in how carriers provide internet service to consumers.

House Communications Subcommittee Introduces Third Round of Broadband Infrastructure Bills

House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced a third series of bills introduced by subcommittee members on expanding broadband infrastructure in rural America.

USDA Invests in e-Connectivity to Restore Rural Prosperity by Providing Training and Health Care Services

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing in e-connectivity which will provide virtual access to job training, educational, and health care opportunities for rural communities. USDA is awarding 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the 

FCC Names Shuldiner New Audio Division Chief

The Federal Communications Commission announced the appointment of Albert Shuldiner as Chief of the Media Bureau’s Audio Division. To ensure a smooth transition, current Audio Division Chief Peter Doyle will, on a temporary basis, assume a new par

Fact Sheet on FCC's Draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report to his colleagues and below are the key findings and additional information:

Chairman Pai Appoints Nirali Patel As Special Counsel

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the appointment of Nirali Patel as Special Counsel.