Federal Communications Commission

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Biennial Review Public Notice

I am pleased that [Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler] has initiated our statutory responsibility under section 11 to review our telecommunications regulations, and I hope my colleagues will vote quickly on this rather clean pr

Chairman Wheeler Statement on Fulfillment of Smartphone Anti-Theft Commitment by CTIA

CTIA and its members understand that smartphone theft remains a serious problem and that anti-theft tools only work if adopted widely. Today, I applaud the wireless industry’s steps to make anti-theft tools accessible and available for consumers.

A Path for Mobility Fund Phase II?

Federal Communications Commission leadership recently indicated that we will issue final rules for a new mobile-only universal service subsidy program by the end of 2016.

FCC Approves Telcordia As the Next Local Number Portability Administrator

The Federal Communications Commission released an Order giving final approval to a recommendation that Telcordia Technologies serve as the nation’s next Local Number Portability Administrator, or LNPA.

Cutting off Robocalls

In regard to the Federal Communications Commission’s expectations that carriers respond to consumers’ blocking requests, I have sent letters to the CEOs of major wireless and wireline phone companies calling on them to offer call-blocking services

FCC To Launch Broadband Health Mapping Tool

On August 2, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect2Health Task Force (C2H) will unveil a new mapping tool in support of its efforts to further chart the broadband future of healthcare.

Chairman Wheeler Appoints Chair and Vice Chair to World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee

As part of its preparations for the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) next World Radiocommunication Conference scheduled to convene in 2019, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the appointment of Thomas C.

Remarks of Commissioner Clyburn, National Tribal Radio Summit

With this inaugural Tribal Radio Summit, we are leveraging the expertise of the Federal Communications Commission and those among you who have been through the process.

Chairman Wheeler Announces General Counsel Transition

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the departure of Jon Sallet as the FCC General Counsel and his intention to appoint Howard Symons as the next General Counsel.

Commissioner Clyburn Announces October 19th #ConnectingCommunities Policy Reform

This Public Notice is to announce that Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the Federal Communications Commission will conclude her #ConnectingCommunities tour on October 19, 2016, with a Policy Forum in the Washington (DC) area.