Federal Communications Commission

3rd Quarter 2019 USF Contribution Factor is 24.4 Percent

The Federal Communications Commission's Office of Managing Director announced that the proposed universal service contribution factor for the third quarter of 2019 will be 0.244 or 24.4 percent. 

FCC Will Renew Charter of Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment

The Federal Communications Commission is renewing the charter of the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment for a two-year period. The purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations to the FCC on how to empower disadvantaged

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Broadband Mapping

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai sent a letter to Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) on May 28, 2019, in response to her letter regarding broadband mapping.

FCC Announces Availability of Unused Funds to Increase Rural Health Care Program Funding for FY 2019

In June 2018, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to address increasing demand in the Rural Health Care (RHC) Program. Specifically, the FCC: (1) increased the annual RHC Program funding cap; (2) provided for the annual RHC Program