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ALA brings library lens to network neutrality debate in FCC public comments

The American Library Association urged the Federal Communications Commission to adopt the legally enforceable network neutrality rules necessary to fulfill library missions and serve communities nationwide.

Sen Wyden Submits Net Neutrality Comments to FCC, Calls for Reclassification of Broadband

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) urged the Federal Communications Commission to preserve free and open competition on the Internet, in recently filed comments.

NTIA Publishes Federal Agency Spectrum Transition Plans

The US Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration has published the federal agencies’ transition plans for vacating or sharing spectrum bands set to be auctioned by the Federal Communications Commission in the

Nevada Carrier Will Pay $1.3 Million To Resolve Wireless Cramming Investigation

Assist 123, a Las Vegas (NV) telecommunications carrier, will pay $1.3 million to resolve a Federal Communications Commission investigation into allegations that the company billed wireless telephone consumers for a “Concierge/Directory Assistance

Verizon’s Open Internet Filing

Rather than open Internet, the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Rulemaking proceeding is about whether the FCC should continue applying the light-touch policy regime that has been in place for broadband Internet access service sin

Comments sought on .us Stakeholder Council

The United States country code top-level domain name (.us ccTLD) is managed on behalf of the US government through a contract overseen by the US Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

FCC Plans $7.62 Million Fine Against Optic Internet Protocol for Illegally Billing and Switching Customers' Phone Companies

The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine Optic Internet Protocol, a Roswell (GA) telephone company, $7.62 million for allegedly switching consumers’ long distance telephone services without their authorization (“slamming”), billing cust

FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces Universal Service Fund Strike Force

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the creation of a Universal Service Fund (USF) Strike Force -- housed in the agency’s Enforcement Bureau -- dedicated to combatting waste, fraud, and abuse in Commission funding prog

FCC Launches Rural Broadband Expansion Experiments

The Federal Communications Commission launched experiments to explore how robust broadband can be expanded at lower cost in rural America.

Policies on Mobile Spectrum Holdings and Expanding Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions

The Federal Communications Commission has updated its initial screen for review of spectrum acquisitions through secondary markets and makes determinations regarding whether to establish mobile spectrum holding limits for its upcoming auctions of