Public Notice

More States Launch Lifeline National Verifier

The Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) announces that effective January 15, 2019, the National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier (National Verifier) will fully launch in five states – Hawaii, Idaho, New Ha

FCC Releases Form 477 Data on Broadband Deployment as of December 2017

The Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) released updated data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of December 31, 2017.

Proposed First Quarter 2019 Universal Service Contribution Factor

The Federal Communications Commission's Office of Managing Director (OMD) announces that the proposed universal service contribution factor for the first quarter of 2019 will be 0.200 or 20.0 percent. Total Projected Collected Interstate and Inter

FCC Announces BDAC Re-Charter and Solicits Nominations for Membership

The Federal Communications Commission announces its intent to recharter the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), a federal advisory committee, which provides advice and recommendations to the Commission on accelerating the deployment of

Happy Birthday, FCC Office of Economics and Analytics

Establishment of the Office of Economics and Analytics. This action is taken to enhance the role of economic analysis, the design and implementation of auctions, and the use and management of data at the Federal Communications Commission.

FCC Inspector General Report on Sinclair-Tribune Merger Interactions Disclosure

In response to a request from Representative Frank Pallone, Jr.

FCC Seeks Nominations for Chairman's Awards in Accessibility

The Federal Communications Commission will accept nominations for the eighth Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA).

Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies

The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) controls the export of dual-use and less sensitive military items through the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including the Commerce Control List (CCL).

FTC on the future of privacy

Staff from the Federal Trade Commission responded to the Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Request for Comment on “Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy.” The comments 

FCC Seeks Comment on Hurricane Michael Preparation and Response

The s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau is seeking public comment to better inform its understanding and awareness of stakeholders’ readiness, preparation, and response with respect to Hurricane Michael.