Public Notice

FCC Taking Further Steps to Modernize and Increase Accountability in Its Universal Service Support Program for Rural Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission took steps that could result in over 1 million rural homes getting faster broadband service.

Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order directing the creation of programs to grow and strengthen the US cybersecurity workforce to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Carriers Opt in to USF Funding

The Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau authorizes 186 rate-of-return companies that elected 242 revised offers to receive additional Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM) support in exchange for extending broa

Announcement of opening date for Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program application windows

The US Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service announced its general policy and application procedures for funding under the eConnectivity Pilot Program in late 2018. The Reconnect Program will provide loans, grants, and loan/grant com

FCC Recharters CSRIC and Seeks Membership Nominations

The Federal Communications Commission announces the rechartering of the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), which will provide advice and recommendations to the FCC to improve the security, reliability, and

GAO Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics Team: Initial Plan and Considerations Moving Forward

The 2019 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Conference Report encouraged the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) to reorganize its technology and science function by creating a new office within GAO and to report to the Legislative Branc

White House Office of Management and Budget Strongly Opposes Passage of the Save the Internet Act

The Administration strongly opposes House passage of the Save the Internet Act (HR 1644). Since the [Restoring Internet Freedom] rule was adopted in 2018, consumers have benefited from a greater than 35 percent increase in average, fixed broadband

FCC Seeks Comment on TracFone Petition to Expand ETC Designation to Tribal Lands

The Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau seeks comment on an amended petition filed by TracFone Wireless.

FCC Seeks Nominations for New BDAC Job Skills Working Group

The Federal Communications Commission solicits nominations for membership on a new Broadband Infrastructure Deployment Job Skills and Training Opportunities Working Group of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC).

FCC Seeks Comment on Improving Wireless Resiliency Framework

This Public Notice is the third in a series that solicits input on the efficacy of the Wireless Resiliency Cooperative Framework.