Federal Communications Commission

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.

FCC Commissioner Clyburn Releases Draft #Solutions2020 Action Plan

Federal Communications Commission member is seeking public comment on her #Solutions2020 Call to Action Plan which includes:

FCC, TIGTA Issue IRS Impersonation Phone Scam Advisory

Telephone fraudsters posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents have bilked tens of thousands of American consumers out of millions of dollars.

Statement of Commissioners Pai and O'Rielly on Protecting Small Businesses

Dec 15, the small business exemption from the Title II Net Neutrality Order’s expanded reporting requirements expired. We worked hard to reach a consensus with our Democratic colleagues that would have prevented the exemption from lapsing.

FCC Clears Path For Transition From TTY Technology To Real-Time Text

The Federal Communications Commission amended its rules to allow phone companies to replace support for an outdated form of text telephone communications, known as TTY, with support for real-time text, to provide reliable telephone communications

FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces His Plans To Step Down

Chairman Tom Wheeler, after more three years at the helm of the agency, announced he intends to leave the Federal Communications Commission on January 20, 2017. Chairman Wheeler issued the following statement:

FCC Announces Effective Dates of Broadband Privacy Rules

In this Public Notice, the Wireline Competition Bureau announces the effective dates of certain broadband privacy rules and provides guidance to telecommunications carriers and interconnected VoIP providers on implementation of the requirements ad

The 12 Days of #PhoneInjustice Redux

You may have caught my tweetstorm over the past few days highlighting several examples of bad practices when it comes to our nation's inmate calling services regime.

Chairman Wheeler Names Six Members to the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Company

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler hereby appoints six members to the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC).

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Clyburn at NTCA's Telecom Executive Policy Summit

I am honored to be a part of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association’s Telecom Executive Policy Summit and wish to use the time you have generously allotted, to touch on a few topics I know are important to you and your members.