Federal Communications Commission

Bringing the Connected Future to All Americans, May 11, 2012 – January 3, 2017

It has been an honor, a privilege, and a wild ride serving as Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission. It has provided me with a front row seat at the digital revolution.

FCC Adopts Globalstar Report and Order

Dec 22, the Federal Communications Commission adopted the following item: Terrestrial Use of the 2473-2495 MHz Band for Low-Power Mobile Broadband Networks; Amendments to Rules for the Ancillary Terrestrial Component of Mobile Satellite Service Sy

Chairman Wheeler Announces Intergovernmental Advisory Committee Members

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the members of the FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC) for 2017-2019.

Total Call Mobile Pays $30 Million and Receives Permanent Lifeline Ban

The Federal Communications Commission announced that Total Call Mobile will pay $30 million to resolve fraud investigations by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York into allegati

Chairman Wheeler's Response to Sen Flake (R-AZ) Regarding Broadband Privacy Rules

On Oct 13, 2016, Sen Jeff Flake (R-AZ) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding the FCC's proposed final privacy rules.

Chairman Wheeler's Response to Sen Warner (D-VA) Regarding the Security of the Nations Networks

On Oct 25, 2016, Sen Mark Warner (D-VA) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to express his concern over the past few months of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

Applications Filed for the Transfer of Control of Level 3 Communications to CenturyLink

CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications filed a series of applications seeking approval to transfer control to CenturyLink of various licenses and authorizations held by operating subsidiaries of Level 3.

FCC Offers Revised Alternative Connect America Cost Model Support

The Federal Communications Commission authorized 35 rate-of-return companies that elected 45 offers of Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM) support to receive model-based support pursuant to their existing elections.

FCC Releases Order on the voluntary Wireless Network Resiliency Cooperative Framework

In this Order, the Federal Communications Commission addresses proposals raised in its earlier Notice, released in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, designed to address the resiliency of the mobile wireless industry’s communications infrastructure.