There’s no question that high-speed Internet is a game-changer for rural Americans. It’s improving standards of living more than any new technology since the rural electrification effort in the early 20th century.
We’re here to celebrate former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s public service, and discuss protecting the Open Internet, the most critical communications issue of our time.
We gather today at a critical moment in the history of an Open Internet; in the fight for Net Neutrality.
Today, when we talk about universal service, we have in mind bringing high-speed Internet access, or “broadband,” to any American who wants it.
Today, we find ourselves nearing another possible hinge moment. We’ve seen remarkable progress, but it feels like we’re still waiting for another huge breakthrough. Well, 5G could well be what we’re waiting for.
Here at the Federal Communications Commission, the 16th anniversary of the September 11 attacks reminds us that we must do all that we can to improve emergency communications. As it happens, September is also National Preparedness Month.
Remarks Of Commissioner Rosenworcel FCC Workshop On Improving Situational Awareness During 911 Outages
I believe what we need now is a Federal Communications Commission report on these storms. We need to know what worked, what didn’t, and where we can improve our communications infrastructure.
Benton believes we need to have a robust debate about what “in the public interest” means in the Digital Age. We’re proud to support the Charles Benton Junior Scholar Award so we can encourage new voices and views in telecommunications debates.
By most accounts, the U.S. broadcast incentive auction was a success. Does that mean it was perfect? No. This was a very complex undertaking. Were lessons learned? Absolutely, and I will discuss that a bit later.
Remarks Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At The Institute For Policy Innovation's Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series
I’m going to talk about what the Federal Communications Commission is doing to promote innovation and investment across the Internet ecosystem.