Federal Communications Commission

FCC Seeks Comment on Removing Regulatory Barriers to Broadband

As part of its effort to expand the availability and affordability of next-generation networks, the Federal Communications Commission began seeking public comment on a series of steps to remove regulatory barriers to wireline broadband infrastruct

FCC Takes Further Steps to Expand Rural Broadband Deployment

Continuing its work to expand broadband access in rural areas, the Federal Communications Commission amended its rules to help bring high-speed Internet to locations that are very costly to serve.

FCC Takes Steps To Promote Wireless Broadband Deployment

The Federal Communications Commission opened a proceeding to identify and address unnecessary regulatory barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment.

FCC Gives Noncommercial Stations Greater Fundraising Flexibility

The Federal Communications Commission today voted to relax its third-party fundraising restrictions to permit many noncommercial television and radio stations to air limited fundraisers for the benefit of other non-profit organizations.

FCC Eases Reporting Burden for Noncommercial Broadcaster Volunteers

The Federal Communications Commission made optional a previously mandatory requirement that compelled the officers and board members of noncommercial educational (NCE) stations to report personal information.

FCC Revises Direction to USAC on E-rate Fund Administration

The Federal Communications Commission sent a letter to Universal Service Administrative Company on April 17, 2017 to revise directions regarding how USAC should administer E-rate program funds and, in particular, how USAC should account for the di

Remarks of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Before the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 Advisory Committee

I’m honored to be here and grateful to you for your participation on the Advisory Committee of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019, or WRC-19.

FCC Chairman Pai Letter to Chris Henderson, Universal Service Administrative Company, Re: USAC's Performance as Schools and Libraries Program Administrator

Unfortunately, it has come to my attention that there are serious flaws in Universal Service Administrative Company’s (USAC) administration of the E-Rate program—flaws that relate to the process by which schools and libraries apply for E-Rate fund

Statement Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai On $1.05 Billion Fiber-Purchase Agreement Between Verizon Communications And Corning

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement on the announcement that Verizon Communications has agreed to purchase at least $1.05 billion in optical fiber from Corning Incorporated.

Open for business: FCC's New Experimental Licensing System Accepting New Applications

The Federal Communications Commission's experimental licensing program has played a key role throughout the years in the process of developing innovative new products and services.