Federal Communications Commission

Texas-Based Telecom Provider To Pay $875,000 To Resolve Rural Call Completion Investigation

Matrix Telecom, a telecommunications company headquartered in Irving, Texas, will pay $875,000 to resolve an investigation by the Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau into whether the company failed to complete long-distance call

FCC Needs to Improve its Internal 911 and IPv6 Compliance

To remain relevant, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must stay on top of current technologies and serve as a model both for industry and other federal agencies.

FCC Adopts Rules for First Ever Incentive Auction; Will Make Available Additional Airwaves, Increase Competition For Mobile Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to implement the Broadcast Television Incentive Auction.

AT&T And Sprint Seek FCC Consent To The Assignment Of WCS Licenses

New Cingular Wireless PCS, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of AT&T, and Unrestricted Subsidiary Funding Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sprint, and together with AT&T have filed an application pursuant to section 310(d) of the C

Statement of Commissioners Ajit Pai and Michael O'Rielly on the Negative Impact of the Decision to Restrict Television Stations' Use of Joint Sales Agreements

When the Federal Communications Commission voted to restrict television broadcasters’ use of joint sales agreements (JSAs), we warned that this decision would lead to “less ownership diversity” and “more television stations going out of business.”

Statement of Commissioner Ajit Pai on Broadband's Impact on Schools and Libraries in South Dakota

America needs to fully enter the digital age -- and that starts with our nation’s schools and libraries. I saw that for myself in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

FCC Announces the Opening of Public Testing for Google's TV Band Database System Registration Procedures

The Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) announces that on June 2, 2014, it will commence a 45-day public trial of a new registration system for Google’s TV band database system.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For June Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for June 13, 2014.

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Memorial Day weekend also marks the 200th year anniversary of the first official telegraphic message sent over a long distance.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai at PCIA's 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show

The mobile experience itself will change in a big way. Consumers will use the airwaves almost as seamlessly as they breathe the air. Speeds and capacities are going to have to increase significantly to meet these demands.