Federal Communications Commission

Straight Path To Pay $100 Million Fine In Failure To Deploy Investigation

The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau announced a settlement valued in excess of $100 million with Straight Path Communications to resolve an investigation of Straight Path’s failure to deploy wireless services as required und

FCC Fines Straight Path $100M To Settle Investigation For Failure To Deploy Wireless Service

The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau announced a settlement valued in excess of $100 million with Straight Path Communications to resolve an investigation of Straight Path’s failure to deploy wireless services as required und

Pai Statement on FCC's Midnight Regulation of Free Data

It is disappointing that the Federal Communications Commission’s current leadership has yet again chosen to spend its last days in office the same way it spent the last few years—cutting corners on process, keeping fellow Commissioners in the dark

Strategies and Recommendations for Promoting Digital Inclusion

A fundamental principle underlying the work of the Federal Communications Commission is that “[a]ccessing the Internet has become a prerequisite to full and meaningful participation in society.” Unfortunately, despite the benefits that flow from b

Policy Review of Mobile Broadband Operators’ Sponsored Data Offerings for Zero-Rated Content and Services

This report presents the results of the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau staff review during 2016 of sponsored data and zero-rating practices in the mobile broadband market.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for January 2017 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the following item is tentatively on the agenda for the January Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 31, 2017:

FCC To Host Universal Service Webinar For State And Local Government Officials

The Federal Communications Commission Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs announced a webinar to provide an overview of the Commission’s Universal Service programs.

Petition for Waiver of Registration and Certification Requirement of Closed Captioning Rules

This Public Notice seeks comment on a petition filed by the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) for waiver of certain Commission registration and certification requirements for video programmers that provide video programming exclusively to public,

FCC Clarifies Lifeline Standalone Broadband Offering Requirement

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau issued an Order on January 6, 2017, to clarify that an eligible telecommunications carrier (ETC) must permit Lifeline-eligible customers to apply the Lifeline discount to standalo

Appointment of Membership for the 2017-9 Term of the Disability Advisory Committee and Announcement of Tentative Dates for DAC Meetings

By this Public Notice, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (Bureau or CGB) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) sets a tentative date for the first 2017 meeting of the Commission’s Disability Advisory Committee (DA