Federal Communications Commission

FCC Acts on Spam Robotext Messages

The Federal Communications Commission issued a ruling rejecting requests to make it harder for text messaging providers to protect consumers from spam and scam robotexts.

FCC Creates Reassigned Numbers Database to Combat Unwanted Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules to establish a reassigned numbers database that will reduce the number of unwanted phone calls Americans receive. The new rules establish a single, comprehensive database with information pro

FCC Increases Universal Service Support

The Federal Communications Commission will provide additional funding for the Connect America Fund, the FCC’s program that helps expand broadband deployment and make broadband service more affordable in rural areas.

FCC Adopts Rules for Major 2019 5G Incentive Auction

The Federal Communications Commission took a step toward holding a major 5G spectrum auction in 2019 by adopting new rules that will promote the availability of high-band millimeter wave spectrum for the next generation of wireless connectivity.

911: A Look Back and a Look Forward

A recap of the Federal Communications Commission's 2018 work to strengthen emergency calling and highlight some of our next steps for 2019.

FCC Opens Office of Economics and Analytics

The Federal Communications Commission officially opened of the Office of Economics and Analytics (OEA).

FCC Eliminates Broadcast Station License Posting Requirement

In this Report and Order, we eliminate the provisions in Parts 1, 5, 73 and 74 of our rules that require the posting and maintenance of broadcast licenses and related information in specific locations. In May 2018, the Federal Communications Commi

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Pew Broadband Mapping Event

According to the Federal Communications Commission’s last-published report, 24 million Americans lack access to high-speed internet service, with 19 million of them in rural areas.