Federal Communications Commission

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

Pai and O'Rielly Statement on Protecting Noncommercial Educational Broadcasters from Needless Regulation

We strongly object to the Media Bureau’s decision to resolve the petitions for reconsideration of the Commission’s decision in 2016 to impose unnecessary reporting requirements on noncommercial educational (NCE) television stations.

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.