Federal Communications Commission

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai Before the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters

Broadcasters and the Federal Communications Commission should have a good relationship.

Unfortunately, the relationship between broadcasters and the FCC has become strained of late.

FCC Announces Carry-Forward Of Unused Schools And Libraries Universal Service Funds For Funding Year 2014

The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) submitted projections of demand and administrative expenses for the federal universal service fund for the second quarter of 2014.

Remarks of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to National Cable & Telecommunications Association

We have circulated a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to my fellow commissioners on the topic of the Open Internet.

Finding the Best Path Forward to Protect the Open Internet

Some recent commentary has had a misinformed interpretation of the Open Internet Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) currently before the Commission.

Modernizing the FCC Enterprise

According to the Government Accountability Office, Federal agencies are currently spending over 70% of their Information Technology budgets on maintaining legacy systems.

FCC Chairman Wheeler's Response to Rep. Casey Regarding Mobile Telecom Services in Rural Areas

On January 13, 2014, Sen Robert Casey (D-PA) wrote Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler asking the FCC to investigate the coverage and reliability of the telecommunication system in rural areas after a driver had to make separate 911 call

FCC Chairman Wheeler's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Modernizing the E-Rate Program

In December 2013, a number of Members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler seeing “swift action to improve and modernize the E-rate program in order to help connect our nation's schools with high-speed broadband over

FCC Chairman Wheeler's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Mobile Wireless Services On-Board Aircrafts

In December 2013, a number of Members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler expressing concerns about opening the door to wireless voice services being used by passengers on airplanes above 10,000 feet.

FCC Chairman Wheeler's Response to Rep. Guthrie and Rep. Matsui Regarding AWS-3 Auction

On March 25, Reps Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler encouraging the Commission to create a band plan that encourages a robust bidding process that maximizes revenue in the

E-Labeling Deserves Serious Consideration

To keep pace with technological advancements, I believe it is time for the Federal Communications Commission to consider modernizing our labeling requirements.