Federal Communications Commission

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.

Chairman Pai's Response Regarding USTelecom Forbearance Petition

On Oct 23, 2018, Rep Jared Huffman (D-CA) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai regarding a forbearance petition filed on May 4 with the FCC by USTelecom.

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

On Sept 13, 2018, Sens Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to encourage the FCC to improve the National Broadband Map "by using consumer-reported data to increase the ac

Chairman Pai's Response to Various Members of Congress Regarding Rural Broadband

On Nov 30, 2018, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wrote to various Members of Congress regarding rural broadband.

Chairman Pai's response regarding franchise fee cap on PEG funding

On Nov 27, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's responded to various Democratic Sens regarding the impact of statutory cap franchise fees on funding for Public, Educational or Government (PEG) channels.