Federal Communications Commission

FCC Tweaks E-Rate Program

In this Order, the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau grants two limited waivers of the requirement to comply with certain category of service classification standards established in the funding year 2017 E-rate Eligib

Needed: A Universal FCC Deadline Policy

For Federal Communications Commission rules and procedures to be truly effective, everyone needs to know with a certain level of confidence what will happen if applicable deadlines are missed.

Setting the Record Straight on the Digital Divide

One recent Federal Communications Commission decision has caused some controversy of late.

Statement Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Announcing Two More Process Reform Measures

I am pleased to announce that the Federal Communications Commission will be implementing two additional process reform measures—each of which has been proposed by one of the two other FCC commissioners.

My Personal Story in Search of #PhoneJustice

It is 9:10 am on Monday, February 6, 2017, and I am sitting in the courtroom without my cellphones.

FCC Seeks Nominations For Sixth Chairman's Awards For Advancement In Accessibility (Chairman's AAA)

The Federal Communications Commission will accept nominations for the Sixth Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA) beginning February 13, 2017 through April 13, 2017 for products, services, technologies or practices in

Statement of FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Inmate Calling Services Oral Argument in D.C. Circuit

Today we took yet another step towards #PhoneJustice on behalf of the millions burdened by the egregious costs of communicating with a loved one who is currently incarcerated.

Statement Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Announcing Process Reform Measure to Benefit Fellow Commissioners

During the past few years, the Chairman’s Office often briefed the press or published a blog about matters to be voted upon at the FCC’s monthly meetings before sharing those matters with Commissioners.

Order Retracting FCC's Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis Paper: Improving the Nation's Digital Infrastructure

On January 17, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis released a paper, “Improving the Nation’s Digital Infrastructure”.

FCC Chairman Pai Statement On Revoking Midnight Regulations

In the waning days of the last Administration, the Federal Communications Commission's Bureaus and Offices released a series of controversial orders and reports.