Telecommunication

Communication at a distance, especially the electronic transmission of signals via the telephone

Remarks Of FCC Chief Of Staff Matthew Berry At The Joint FCC-FTC Stop Illegal Robocalls Expo

[Speech] I know that today’s Expo is specifically focused on technological solutions to the robocall challenge. But if there’s an overarching theme, it’s the need for collaborative solutions.

FCC Proposes Prohibiting Universal Service Spending On Equipment And Services From Companies That Pose National Security Threats

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to help protect the security of the nation’s communications networks through its stewardship of the over $8.5 billion a year Universal Service Fund (USF).

Statement Of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel On The Security Of Telecommunications Networks

Today the Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on a rule to prohibit the future use of Universal Service Funds to purchase equipment or services from providers identified as posing a national security risk.

FCC Takes New Steps To Improve Rural Call Completion

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new measures to tackle the problem of failed or poor-quality long-distance calls to rural parts of the United States. 

FCC Proposes Modernizing Rules For Smaller Carriers' Business Data Services

The Federal Communications Commission proposed modernizing rules governing business data services (BDS) for certain small rural carriers, known as Alternative Connect America Model, or A-CAM, carriers. 

FCC Reaches $40 Million Settlement with T-Mobile on Rural Calling

The Federal Communications Commission reached a settlement concluding its investigation into whether T-Mobile USA violated the Communications Act when it failed to correct ongoing problems with delivery of calls to rural consumers and whether it v

Date: 
Sun, 04/15/2018 - 16:00 to Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:30
Date/Location Details: 

Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:00 to 12:00

The Stop Illegal Robocalls Expo will feature technologies, devices and applications to minimize or eliminate the number of illegal robocalls consumers receive. The Expo is free for the public to attend. It will provide a platform for showcasing innovative technologies, devices and applications that will improve consumers' daily lives by combatting illegal robocalls.

FCC Public Notice and 2nd Public Notice



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Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:00

Witnesses

Mr. Aaron Foss 
Founder, Nomorobo

Mr. Ethan Garr 

Chief Product Officer, RoboKiller

Mr. Scott Hambuchen 

Executive Vice President, Technology and Solution Development, First Orion Corp.

Ms. Maureen Mahoney 

Policy Analyst, Consumers Union



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Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Date: 
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:00

The hearing will examine the problem of malicious spoofing and abusive robocalls designed to defraud consumers, as well as measures being taken by government and industry to protect consumers.

Witnesses