Public Notice

FCC Issues Annual Report on State 911 Fees

The Federal Communications Commission published its tenth annual report to Congress on the collection and distribution of 911 fees by states.

FCC Seeks Comment on 2018 Biennial Review of Telecommunications Regulations

The Federal Communications Commission is required to review biennially its regulations “that apply to the operations or activities of any provider of telecommunications service” and“determine whether any such regulation is no longer necessary in t

RUS Broadband Pilot Program Funding Opportunity

The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announces its general policy and application procedures for funding under the broadband pilot program established pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 which provides loans, grants, and loan/ grant

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).