Telecommunication

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

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

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

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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



FCC Meeting Agenda for April 2018

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, April 17, 2018:

How Localities Can Prepare for—and Capitalize on—the Coming Wave of Public Safety Network Construction

In the coming months, localities around the nation can expect to begin receiving a flood of applications to construct the first of hundreds—perhaps thousands—of new telecommunications towers up to 300 feet high, plus applications to attach hundred

Now that the RAY BAUM’S Act is Law, What's In It?

On March 23, 2018, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 1625, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. H.R.

Verizon asks FCC to accelerate Philadelphia copper retirement to accommodate new bridge construction

Verizon has asked the Federal Communications Commission to accelerate its request to retire some of its copper facilities in Southern Philadelphia (PA) due to two bridge replacements being conducted by Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Auth

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:30 to 12:30