Federal Communications Commission
The departure of its CEO presents an opportunity for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) to clean up its act.
Introduced by Sen Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), the Gigabit Opportunity (GO) Act is an important step toward closing the digital divide, and one that has my full support.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued a statement commending Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai: “for taking bold action . . .
I disagreed with the Court’s 2016 split decision, and also disagree with the split decision not to reconsider the matter en banc.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement on the decision by the US Court of Appeals for the District of
Columbia Circuit not to rehear the Title II case en banc:
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he has appointed Brian Hart as Director of the FCC’s Office of Media Relations. With Hart’s appointment, Acting Director Mark Wigfield will return to his role as deputy director.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2017:
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai released a plan that, if implemented, will hand over control of the open internet to the powerful gatekeepers of our connections to the modern world.
With the opening of a new proceeding on Restoring Internet Freedom, the Commission anticipates significant public engagement and a high volume of filings.
In addition to the work needed on independent programming, we continue to fail miserably as a nation when it comes to the state of minority and women ownership in the broadcast space.