Federal Communications Commission

Statement of Commissioner Clyburn on Reversing Lifeline Designations

Today, the agency reverses course on providing more competition and consumer choice for Lifeline customers. Rather than working to close the digital divide, this action widens the gap.

FCC Retracts E-rate Modernization Progress Report

On January 18, 2017, Federal Communications Commission staff released a report titled “E-rate Modernization Progress Report.” By this Order, the Acting Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau, Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and Manag

FCC White Paper on Cybersecurity Risk Reduction Recission Order

On January 18, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission issued a white paper titled “Cybersecurity Risk Reduction.” By this Order, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau now sets aside and rescinds the White Paper and any and al

Chairman Pai's Response to Rep Pallone and Rep Doyle Regarding Appointment as Chair of the Federal Communications Commission

In response to a letter from House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and House Communications Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA), Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai pledged to:

Chairman Ajit Pai Taps Commissioner Michael O'Rielly to Lead Federal-State Partnerships

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated an order appointing Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to serve as the chairman of the Federal State Joint Board on Universal Service, the Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separa

FCC Begins Review for Possible Revision or Elimination of Rules

This document invites members of the public to comment on the Federal Communication Commission’s rules to be reviewed pursuant to section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 (RFA).

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for February 2017 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the February Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2017:

Federal Broadband Infrastructure Spending: Potential Pitfalls

The good work being done by the private sector and the Federal Communications Commission has not prevented some from advocating for expending additional Federal dollars for broadband, hopefully by providing additional resources to private companie

FCC Chairman Pai Forms Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the formation of a new federal advisory committee to explore ways to accelerate deployment of high-speed Internet access (or “broadband”) nationwide and to close the digital divide.

FCC Eliminates Two Public Inspection File Requirements

The Federal Communications Commission eliminated two public inspection file rules.