Federal Communications Commission
FCC Facilitates Review of Restoring Internet Freedom Record
The Federal Communications Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Notice of Proposed Rulemaking has generated an unprecedented number of comments, reply comments, ex parte filings, and other filings in the official record of the proceeding. To facilitate a review of the record, WC Docket No. 17-108, the FCC is making all filings submitted as of November 3, 2017 available via download. Parties interested in exploring the docket are encouraged to use these downloads. These downloads contain a complete set of filings submitted as of November 3, 2017.
Chairman Pai Meets With Officials In Puerto Rico
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wrapped up a two-day visit to Puerto Rico on Nov 6, where he met with government and industry officials to see and hear about the status of recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. "I heard
Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Nov. 6 (Federal Communications Commission)Submitted by Robbie McBeath on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:44
FCC Chairman Pai Visits Puerto Rico to Assess Status of Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will be visiting Puerto Rico on Nov 5 and Nov 6. He plans to meet with government and industry officials to assess the status of recovery efforts and consult on next steps that the FCC should take to assist in the restoration of communications networks.
Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Nov. 4 (Federal Communications Commission)Submitted by benton on Sun, 11/05/2017 - 14:11
Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding the Thirteenth 706 Report NOI
On Oct 5, several Members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai regarding the FCC's Notice of Inquiry "Concerning Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Reasonable and Timely Fashion." The lawmakers wrote, "we strongly oppose any proposal to lower speeds from the current standard of 25 Mbps download/3 Mbps upload to 10 Mbps download/I Mbps or to find mobile broadband as a universally appropriate replacement for fixed, home broadband." On Oct 24, Chairman Pai responded, writing, "With respect to claims that the Section 70