Federal Communications Commission

Protecting Privacy for Broadband Consumers

Earlier in 2016, the Federal Communications Commission launched a proceeding aiming to extend similar privacy protections to the information collected by your broadband provider.

Lifeline Disclosure

In a letter dated April 15, 2016, to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) asked that the FCC address concerns raised by him regarding the potential violation of 47 C.F.R.

Chairman Wheeler's Proposal to Give Broadband Consumers Increased Choice Over Their Personal Information

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated to his fellow Commissioners a proposed Order to give consumers the tools they need to choose how their Internet service provider (ISP) uses and shares their personal data.

Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities: Barriers to and Solutions for Accessible Information and Communication Technologies

This White Paper discusses the need for access to information and communications technologies by people with cognitive disabilities, and what that access entails.

Remarks of Chairman Wheeler at Coleman Institute conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology

I’d like to use my remarks to bring you up to speed on what we’re doing at the Federal Communications Commission to address the challenges of Americans with cognitive disabilities.

Set Top Box Endgame

Since the set top box deliberations presumably will continue in coming weeks, it seems appropriate and necessary to outline the problem areas I see preventing a conclusion:

Lifeline Receives OMB Blessing, Effective Dates

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, the information collection requirements associated with certain of the provision of the rules adopted as part of the Federal Communications Commission’s Third Fur

Mobility Fund II: Improving the Data We Use to Identify & Close Mobile Coverage Gaps

The Universal Service Fund/ Intercarrier Compensation Transformation Order set the course for the comprehensive modernization of universal service for the 21st century.

FCC Provides Guidance Regarding Designation as a Lifeline Broadband Provider and Lifeline Broadband Minimum Service Standards

In this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau provides guidance to entities seeking designation as Lifeline Broadband Providers for the purpose of receiving reimbursement through the Lifeline program fo

FCC Releases Data on Mobile Broadband Deployment as of December 31, 2015 Collected Through FCC Form 477

The Federal Communications Commission released data on mobile broadband deployment as of December 31, 2015. These data were collected through FCC Form 477 and are available on the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Data – FCC Form 477.