Universal Service

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National Hispanic Media Coalition, National Consumer Law Center, Public Knowledge and UCC OC, Inc

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:00

The digital divide disproportionately impacts low-income Americans, and current proposals to Lifeline could make that reality even worse.

'Closing The Digital Divide': Connecting The Least Connected In Texas

The Texas-Mexico border is one of the least connected in the US.  A map from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shows border counties bathed in bright red, meaning less than 60 percent have home access.

Groups Mass Against Lifeline Changes

The Federal Communications Commission is getting major pushback on its vote to revamp the Lifeline communications subsidy program.

Remarks of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Regional Smart Cities Forum

The Federal Communications Commission should create more incentives for companies to deploy service over fixed and mobile wireless networks to undercapitalized communities. One way we can do this, is by making wireless spectrum available through a

NARUC Opposes FCC's Proposed Changes to Lifeline Program

Resolution to Ensure that the Federal Lifeline Program Continues to Provide Service to LowIncome Households

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Clyburn at the NARUC Winter Summit

Speaking about universal service fund (USF) programs -- high-cost and Lifeline --  and contribution reform ...

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Federal Communications Commission

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:30 to 12:30

Chairman Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the February Open Commission Meeting ... 

    FCC Chairman Pai's Response to Rep. Matsui Regarding Implementation of the Lifeline National Verifier

    On January 31, 2018, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai provided Rep Doris Matsui (D-CA) an update on the FCC's efforts to advance the implementation of the National Life Verifier. Over the last quarter, FCC staff have:

    Remarks of FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly Before the Hudson Institute, "A Conservative Perspective"

    I would like to discuss how my approach to select communications policies is informed by certain conservative principles, with a fair hint of libertarianism. In my first visit to Hudson, I declared preserving and advancing economic freedom to be m

    Which carriers received the most rural broadband funding in 2017?

    So which US-based providers got the most amount of federal rural broadband funding in 2017?