FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

Prepared Remarks of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: "A Time to Look Forward: Protecting What Americans Now Enjoy"

We are at a fork in that road. One path leads forward. The other leads back to re-litigating solutions that are demonstrably working.

Chairman Applauds Reps. Eshoo, Doyle for Their Leadership

I want to congratulate my friend Congresswoman Anna Eshoo on her outstanding legacy as Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.

Confronting The Challenge Of A New Technological Era Is An American Tradition

[Commentary] The 2016 election has been described as a “change election.” It’s an apt description, but not for the reasons ascribed by political commentators.

Chairman Wheeler's Response to Sen Flake (R-AZ) Regarding Broadband Privacy Rules

On Oct 13, 2016, Sen Jeff Flake (R-AZ) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding the FCC's proposed final privacy rules.

Chairman Wheeler's Response to Sen Warner (D-VA) Regarding the Security of the Nations Networks

On Oct 25, 2016, Sen Mark Warner (D-VA) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to express his concern over the past few months of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces His Plans To Step Down

Chairman Tom Wheeler, after more three years at the helm of the agency, announced he intends to leave the Federal Communications Commission on January 20, 2017. Chairman Wheeler issued the following statement:

Chairman Wheeler's Response to Sens Re: Stingray Cell Site Simulators

On Oct 7th, several Senators wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding reports about state and local law enforcement's use of "cell site simulators" -- portable surveillance devices that collect cell phone identific

Chairman Wheeler's Response to Sen Udall (D-NM) Regarding E-Rate Funding

On Oct 3, 2016, Sen Tom Udall (D-NM) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler urging the FCC to, "take additional steps to close the 'homework gap,' the digital divide facing too many students from rural areas and low-income

Improving Wireless Coverage in Rural America

At our November monthly meeting, the Federal Communications Commission will consider a series of items that could improve wireless coverage in rural areas across the country.

FCC poised to reinforce consumer rights and protections

[Commentary] If you are a consumer who feels like you're being taken advantage of, where do you turn for help?