Federal Communications Commission

FCC Announces That the Applications Proposing The Transfer Of Control Of The Licenses And Authorizations Held By Time Warner Cable And Its Subsidiaries To Comcast Corporation Have Been Filed

On April 8, 2014, Comcast and Time Warner Cable filed applications seeking Federal Communications Commission approval to transfer of control of the licenses and authorizations held by Time Warner Cable and its wholly-owned and controlled subsidiar

Public Safety And Homeland Security Bureau Provides Guidance To 700 MHz Narrowband State Licensees Regarding Interim Substantial Service Benchmark Showing Due On June 13, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau provides guidance to licensees of state channels in the 700 MHz narrowband spectrum (769-775/799-805 MHz), regarding their upcoming interim substantial service ben

National Lifeline Accountability Database Up And Running

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a database designed to eliminate waste from duplicative subscriptions in the Lifeline phone service subsidy program nationwide.

FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly at the Federal Communications Bar Association

The topic I will discuss is now Internet governance. Before the eye rolling begins, I believe this issues extremely important to the entire communications industry.

Commendation to FCC for Captioning Quality from Consumer Advisory Committee

The Federal Communications Commission Consumer Advisory Committee commends the Federal Communication Commission for its formal action on TV caption quality.

FCC Increases Availability of Spectrum for High-Speed, High-Capacity Wi-Fi And Other Unlicensed Uses In The 5 GHz Band

The Federal Communications Commission provided for accelerated growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technology that can offer faster speeds of one gigabit per second or more, increase overall capacity, and reduce congestion at Wi-Fi hot spots.

FCC Adopts TV JSA Attribution Rules, Begins 2014 Media Ownership Quadrennial Review

The Federal Communications Commission took steps to close a loophole in its TV ownership rules, making sure that a party’s interests in a market are properly counted.

FCC Takes Action to Improve Retransmission Consent Process

The Federal Communications Commission adopted a Report and Order that strengthens its rules governing retransmission consent negotiations.

FCC Sets Stage for Auction Of 65 Mhz Of Spectrum For Mobile Broadband

The Commission adopted a Report and Order that advances ongoing efforts to make more spectrum available for flexible use wireless services, including mobile broadband.

FCC Accepting Nominations for Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility; Deadline Is March 31

One of the most cherished missions of the Federal Communications Commission is helping to bridge the accessibility gap in communications technologies.