Federal Communications Commission

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting February 23, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, February 23, 2017:

FCC Chairman Pai: Activate Those FM Chips!

As of last fall, only about 44 percent of the top-selling smartphones in the United States have activated FM chips. By comparison, in Mexico that number is about 80 percent.

FCC Settles Investigation Of Relay Service Providers

The Federal Communications Commission announced a $9.1 million settlement with two companies which provide telecommunications services to consumers with hearing and speech disabilities.

FCC Releases 2017 Urban Rate Survey

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau announced the 2017 rate floor for incumbent eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) and reasonable comparability benchmarks for fixed voice and broadband services.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Letter to USAC on Potential E-rate Overbuilding

Federal Communications Commission member Michael O’Rielly has a few questions for the Universal Service Administrative Company.

The FCC’s Incentive Auction Clock Phase Is Over. What’s Next?

Feb 10 marks the end of all clock phase bidding in the incentive auction.

Statement of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Announcing Process Reform Measure on "Editorial Privileges"

Each month, the Federal Communications Commission holds a monthly meeting at which Commissioners vote on proposals and orders drafted by the agency’s various Bureaus and Offices.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Letter to House on Agency Spectrum Fees

I write to commend [the House Communications Subcommittee] for the recent hearing to consider the reauthorization of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)...the Subcommittee should be applauded for exploring ways to

FCC Finalizes Catalog of Reimbursement Expenses

The Commission delegated authority to the Media Bureau (Bureau) to, among other things, develop a catalog of eligible reimbursement expenses (Catalog) to facilitate the process of reimbursing eligible broadcasters and Multichannel Video Programmin

FCC Enforcement Reform

I am instituting an important process reform measure to enable Commissioners to become more fully involved in the agency’s enforcement activities.