Public Notice

USAC Offers FCC Draft Lifeline National Verifier Plan; Public Welcomed to Comment

On March 31, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission adopted the 2016 Lifeline Modernization Order, with the goals of ensuring the affordability of voice and broadband service for low-income consumers and promoting the fiscal integrity of the

FCC Enforcement Advisory--Robotext Consumer Protection--Text Message Senders Must Comply With The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau issues this Advisory to promote understanding of the clear limits on the use of autodialed text messages, known as “robotexts.” The FCC is committed to protecting consumers from harassing,

Disability Advisory Committee Announcement Of Date, Time And Agenda Of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Disability Advisory Committee will take place on Tuesday, December 6, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, at the Federal Communications Commission.

Wireline Competition Bureau Updates Applicable Rates for Inmate Calling Services

With this Public Notice, we notify providers and consumers of Inmate Calling Services (ICS) of the applicable rates for ICS.

FCC Seeks Public Comment in 2016 Biennial Review of Telecommunications Regulations

The Federal Communications Commission is in the process of conducting its comprehensive 2016 biennial review of telecommunications regulations.

FCC Adopts CAF Phase II Service Obligations for Alaska Communications Systems

In this Order, the Federal Communications Commission adopts tailored service obligations for Alaska Communications Systems (ACS), a carrier serving a non-contiguous area that elected to receive nearly $20 million annually in Connect America Phase

FCC Consumer Advisory Committee: Announcement of Renewal of Charter, Appointment of Members, Designation of Chairperson, Agenda

By this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission announces the renewal of the charter of its Consumer Advisory Committee and appointment of members, designates a Chairperson, and further announces the date, time, and agenda of the Com

Consumer And Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment On Petitions Concerning The Commission's Rule On Opt-Out Notices On Fax Advertisements

Two petitions have been filed seeking a waiver of section 64.1200(a)(4)(iv) of the Commission’s rules, which requires that an opt-out notice containing certain information be included in fax ads sent to a consumer who has provided prior express in

FCC Provides Guidance on Rolling Recertification Pursuant to the Lifeline Modernization Order

In this Public Notice, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) provides guidance regarding the implementation of the rolling recertification process, as established by the 2016 Lifeline Modernization Order.

FCC’s Biennial Report to Congress as Required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010

The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission prepared this Biennial Report for submission to the House and Senate Commerce Committees in accordance with the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Acc