Kevin Taglang

Benton Editorial

FCC, Do No Harm

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will soon release a draft order that eliminates the FCC's rules that protect broadband internet access service customers from many abuses by their broadband providers.

Analysis

What's the FCC Doing to the Lifeline Program?

On November 16, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on an item that will impact the commission's Lifeline program, which provides discounts on telecommunications services for qualifying low-income consumers. On October 26, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released a draft of the item in advance of the November vote. Here we break down the rules that the FCC plans on changing immediately at the November meeting, the new proposals the FCC is seeking comment on, and the more general evaluation the FCC is launching into the program's "ultimate purposes."

October 23-27, 2017
Weekly Digest

FCC Announces Plan to Scrap Ownership Limits

FCC Announces Plan to Scrap Ownership Limits


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Round-Up for the Week of October 23-27, 2017

October 7-13, 2017
Weekly Digest

A New Salvo in President Trump’s Offensive on the Free Press

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Robbie's Round-Up for the Week of October 7-13, 2017

June 17-21, 2017
Weekly Digest

Independence, Net Neutrality, and E-rate are Thorny Issues at FCC Confirmation Hearing

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Round-Up for the Week of June 17-21, 2017

Weekly Digest

Reports From the Day of Action for #NetNeutrality

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Round-Up for the Week of July 10-1419-23, 2017

June 19-23, 2017
Weekly Digest

Rural Broadband Takes Center Stage During Tech Week

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Round-Up for the Week of June 19-23, 2017

May 13-19, 2017
Weekly Digest

FCC Reopens Net Neutrality Debate, Seeking “Substantive” Public Comment

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Round-Up for the Week of May 13-19, 2017

Weekly Digest

Net Neutrality’s New Chapter

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Weekly Round-Up for April 23-28, 2017