Federal Communications Commission

Statement by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Broadband Consumers and Internet Congestion

For some time now we have been talking about protecting Internet consumers.

Remarks of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler American Enterprise Institute

We believe there is a new regulatory paradigm where the Commission relies on industry and the market first while preserving other options if that approach is unsuccessful.

Commission Opens Docket For Proposed Transfer Of Control Of DirecTV To AT&T

On May 18, 2014, AT&T and DIRECTV announced an agreement pursuant to which AT&T seeks to acquire DIRECTV in a stock-and-cash transaction.

FCC Report To Congress

This report is submitted in accordance with the requirements of the Open-Market Reorganization for the Betterment of International Telecommunications Act (the ORBIT Act) which has an objective of ensuring that intergovernmental satellite bodies IN

FCC Seeks Comment on T-Mobile's Petition Regarding Data Roaming

On May 27, 2014, T-Mobile USA filed a petition for an expedited declaratory ruling that would provide guidance on the criteria used for determining whether the terms of a data roaming agreement meet the “commercially reasonable” standard set forth

FCC Launches Support Line for Consumers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Using American Sign Language over Videophone

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a video consumer support service, the ASL Consumer Support Line, specifically designed to enable consumers who are deaf and hard of hearing to engage in a direct video call with a consumer special

FCC Chairman Wheeler Honors Innovators In Accessibility Communications Technology With Annual Awards

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced winners of the third annual Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman's AAA), which honors innovators who develop communications technology for people with disabilities.

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting June 13

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on June 13, 2014.

The FCC will hear:

Texas-Based Telecom Provider To Pay $875,000 To Resolve Rural Call Completion Investigation

Matrix Telecom, a telecommunications company headquartered in Irving, Texas, will pay $875,000 to resolve an investigation by the Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau into whether the company failed to complete long-distance call

FCC Needs to Improve its Internal 911 and IPv6 Compliance

To remain relevant, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must stay on top of current technologies and serve as a model both for industry and other federal agencies.