Press Release

Carr Statement on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

I want to highlight three features of our decision today. First, we support the type of high-speed networks that are key to building 5G in communities across the country. So our decision marks another significant step forward for U.S.

O'Rielly Statement on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

While there is a long road ahead, especially in terms of finalizing auction procedures, this Report and Order makes considerable progress in the effort to bring broadband to unserved Americans.

Pai Statement on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund is building on the success of the Connect America Phase II auction. But we’re also making some significant changes to our CAF II approach—changes that will mean better networks covering more Americans.

Senator Hawley Proposes to Overhaul the Federal Trade Commission

Josh Hawley (R-MO) is proposing to overhaul the agency by restructuring it to meet the needs of today’s digital markets.

The 3.5 GHz Auction Is Finally a Go!

At the February 2020 open meeting, the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on procedures for the 3.5 GHz Priority Access License, or PAL, auction.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for February 2020 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the February Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Friday, February 28, 2020:

Save the Date

Here's the agenda for the Federal Communications Commission's February open meeting:

Summary: Chairman Pai's C-band Proposal

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai shared draft rules that would reform the use of the C-band and make a large amount of spectrum available for 5G, the next generation of wireless technology.

Gov. Pritzker (D-IL) Announces $50 Million First Round of Matching Funds in Statewide Broadband Expansion

Governor JB Pritzker (D-IL) announced that Illinois releasing $50 million in funding for the first round of matching grants of Connect Illinois, the state's $420 million statewide broadband expansion. Applicants are required to provide at least 50

Chairman Pai Proposes Updating TV White Space Rules

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed providing additional opportunities for unlicensed white space devices to deliver wireless broadband services in rural areas.