Federal Communications Commission

Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries

In this Order, the Wireline Competition Bureau adopts the proposals we made in the ESL Public Notice and releases the eligible services list (ESL) for funding year 2017 for the schools and libraries universal service support program (more commonly

FCC Seeks USAC Board Nominations

The Federal Communications Commission seeks nominations for board member positions on the Board of Directions of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) for a three-year term:

Fact Sheet: Chairman Wheeler's Proposal to Increase Consumer Choice & Innovation in the Video Marketplace

Ninety-nine percent of pay-TV subscribers currently rent set-top boxes because there aren’t meaningful alternatives.Congress recognized the importance of a competitive marketplace and directed the Commission to adopt rules that will ensure consume

Tentative Agenda for September 2016 Open Meeting of the FCC

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 29, 2016:

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel on SETDA Broadband Imperative and the Homework Gap

The Federal Communications Commission has taken action to address the Homework Gap, but we need to do more—and I believe that more takes place at the state and local level.

FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Letter to Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager, WMATA

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Michael O'Rielly sent Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority CEO Paul Wiedefeld a letter saying he’s baffled by the decision of the system to halt a pilot program for Wi-Fi service in train st

FCC Commissioner Pai Letter to Chris Henderson, CEO of USAC

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai sent a letter to Chris Henderson, CEO of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), requesting information on Lifeline subscribers on tribal lands, including: any maps of qualifying

Enhancing Experimentation and Innovation for 5G and Beyond

The program experimental license offers a new paradigm for the Experimental Radio Service (ERS), one that significantly reduces the barriers to experimentation for qualified entities.

Remarks of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, CTIA Super Mobility Show 2016, Las Vegas

“What do we need to do seize the 5G opportunity?” The answer, of course, starts with competition.

FCC Announces Anticipated Renewal of Its Disability Advisory Committee and Solicits Applications for Membership

By this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission announces the anticipated renewal of its Disability Advisory Committee and solicits applications for membership on the Committee, subject to renewal of the Committee’s charter.