Federal Communications Commission

Joint Statement Of Commissioners Ajit Pai And Michael O’Rielly On Three More TV Stations Going Dark Under The FCC’s New JSA Policy

As a result of the Federal Communications Commission’s crackdown, and after more than 58 years of providing service to Central Nebraska and Northern Kansas, KHAS in Hastings, Nebraska went dark on June 13.

Office of Engineering and Technology Requests Comment on the Public Trial of Comsearch’s TV Bands Database System

The Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) is requesting comment on the 45-day public trial of Comsearch’s TV bands database system that was completed on April 9, 2014.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for July Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for July 11, 2014:

FCC Chairman Wheeler Proposes Landmark E-Rate Modernization

Chairman Tom Wheeler circulated an E-Rate Modernization proposal to his fellow Commissioners to revitalize the E-Rate program for the world of personalized learning.

Access to the Underserved: Keeping Up with the Times

  • As currently structured, E-Rate in past years has only been able to support Wi-Fi in 5% of schools and 1% of libraries. In 2013, no money was available for Wi-Fi.

Office of Engineering And Technology Seeks Comment On Measurements Of LTE Into DTV Interference

The Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) seeks to supplement the record in the incentive auction proceeding by inviting comment on measurements of wireless Long-Term Evolution (LTE) interference into digit

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai On E-Rate Before The Federal Communications Bar Association

As you know, the E-Rate program is part of the Universal Service Fund. It provides about two billion dollars each year for schools and libraries to connect to the Internet.

“The Video Marketplace: A Modern Viewpoint”

I want to discuss the incredible vitality of today’s video marketplace and how the FCC needs to modernize its rules to reflect current realities.

FCC Plans $34.9 Million Fine Against Chinese Online Retailer Of Signal Jamming Devices

The Federal Communications Commission plans to issue the largest fine in its history against CTS Technology, Limited, a Chinese electronics manufacturer and online retailer, for allegedly marketing 285 models of signal jamming devices to US consum

Internet Traffic Exchange: Time to Look under the Hood

It has become clear from consumer complaints to the Federal Communications Commission -- and even in some comments consumers have filed for the Open Internet Notice of Public Rulemaking -- that consumers are frustrated by recent trouble with their