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Civil-Rights and Media-Equity Groups Call on Senate to Pass the Save the Internet Act

The Voices for Internet Freedom coalition called on the Senate to pass the Save the Internet Act, which would restore strong and enforceable Net Neutrality rules.

Startups push Senate to support net neutrality

On the one-year anniversary of the repeal of network neutrality, Engine, who advocates on behalf of startups, released a letter signed by over 160 startups in support of the Save the Internet Act (HR 1644/S 682).

Chairman Pai Statement On USTelecom’s Release of Broadband Investment Figures for 2018

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement regarding USTelecom’s release of broadband investment figures for 2018:

Preliminary Data Show Continued Upward Momentum for Broadband Investment

US broadband provider capital investment increased by approximately $3 billion in 2018, continuing the positive momentum shift that began in 2017 when the Federal Communications Commission initially signaled its intention to restore a forward-look

FCC Commissioner Starks Seeks Details About Industry Plans to Offer Free Robocall Blocking By Default

Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks sent letters to executives of 14 major phone and voice service providers seeking details about their plans to offer free, default call blocking services to consumers to combat disruptive and dang

FCC Authorizes Second Wave of Funding for Rural Broadband From Connect America Fund Auction

The Federal Communications Commission authorized $166.8 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 60,850 unserved rural homes and businesses in 22 states, representing the second wave of support from 2018's successful Connect

FCC Affirms Robocall Blocking By Default to Protect Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission voted to make clear that voice service providers may aggressively block unwanted robocalls before they reach consumers.

FCC Modernizes Cable Leased Access Rules

The Federal Communications Commission adopted a Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing its leased access rules.

FCC Proposes Changes to Rules to Promote Aviation Safety

The Federal Communications Commission proposed changes to its part 87 Aviation Radio Service rules to support the deployment of more advanced avionics technology, increase efficient use of aeronautical spectrum, and improve aviation safety.

Legislation to Improve Broadband Connectivity Passes Senate

The Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act has passed the Senate.