Federal Communications Commission

FCC Proposes $400k Fine for Illegal Use of NYPD's Radio System

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed to fine a New York City resident for apparently operating a radio transmitter on frequencies that the FCC licensed to the New York Police Department (NYPD), causing interference with the NYPD’s ra

The Incentive Auction "By the Numbers"

Reverse Auction:
$10.05 billion Revenues to winning broadcast stations
$304 million Largest individual station payout
$194 million Largest non-commercial station payout

Statement of FCC Chairman Pai on Incentive Auction

Today marks a major accomplishment for the Commission: the ‘auction’ portion of the world’s first incentive auction is officially over. The reverse and forward auctions have concluded and the results have been announced.

Patrick Webre is the New Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Chief at the FCC

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a transition in the leadership of the agency’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB).

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Prison Payphone Rates

On March 28 2017, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai responded to several members of Congress regarding prison payphones and the FCC's decision not to defend at oral argument the intrastate calling rate caps.

Commissioner Clyburn Statement on Transparency in the Business Data Services Proceeding

In less than two weeks, the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on an item that will have serious ramifications for the $45 billion market for business data services.

FCC Announces The Rechartering Of The Communications Security, Reliability, And Interoperability Council For A Sixth Two-Year Term And Solicits Nominations For Membership

The Federal Communications Commission announces the re-chartering of the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council), which will provide advice and recommendations to the Commission to improve the security

FCC Announces The Membership and First Meeting of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the appointment of 29 members to the FCC’s newly created Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), which will meet for the first time on April 21, 2017.

Statement of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Introduction of Legislation to Enhance Broadcast Ownership Diversity

Rep GK Butterfield (D-NC) has hit the nail on the head when it comes to proposing solutions for a more inclusive media landscape. I heartily support and applaud his introduction of the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act (HR 1883).

Remarks Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At The Hudson Institute, The Importance Of Economic Analysis At The FCC

I’m here to discuss the role of economics at the Federal Communications Commission. The state of the FCC’s economic analysis and data collection is not where it needs to be.