Federal Communications Commission

FCC Chairman Pai on Congressional Resolution Disapproving Privacy Regulations

Last year, the Federal Communications Commission pushed through, on a party-line vote, privacy regulations designed to benefit one group of favored companies over another group of disfavored companies.

FCC Names Ombudsperson for Issues Related to Combating Contraband Wireless Devices

By this Public Notice, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) names Charles Mathias as the ombudsperson to serve as the single point of contact for issues related to contraband wireless devices in correctional facilities and the deployment o

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Releases Final #Solutions2020 Call to Action Plan

Our office is pleased to release a final version of the #Solutions2020 Call to Action Plan. We believe these recommendations, if acted upon in a timely manner, can deliver robust, affordable, and reliable connectivity within the next four years.

Consumer Alert: 'Can You Hear Me' Scams

The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers to be on the lookout for scam callers seeking to get victims to say the word “yes” during a call and later use a recording of the response to authorize unwanted charges on the victim's ut

FCC Chairman Pai Statement On Charter's Broadband Investment Announcement

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement on the announcement by Charter Communications on broadband investment: “The FCC’s top priority is making sure that any American who wants high-speed Internet access

FCC Seeks Comment On The State Of Mobile Wireless Competition

This Public Notice solicits input on competition in the mobile wireless industry for the Federal Communications Commission’s Twentieth Annual Report on the State of Competition in Mobile Wireless, including Commercial Mobile Radio Services.

FCC Acts To Confront 'IRS Debt' Scam Robocalls and Malicious Caller-ID Spoofing

In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Federal Communications Commission is seeking comment on rules that would codify the “Do-Not-Originate” initiative proposed by the FCC and launched by the industry strike force, allowing the effort to cont

FCC Acts To Promote Public Safety By Curbing Prison Inmates' Use Of Contraband Wireless Devices

The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to simplify the process for Contraband Interdiction Systems (CIS) operators to obtain FCC Authorization to operate, allowing for quicker and easier deployment of these systems in correctional fac

FCC Acts To Improve Video Relay Service To Help Americans With Hearing And Speech Disabilities

The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules to improve the quality and efficiency of video relay services.

FCC Enables Investments In And Provisioning Of Mobile Broadband Services In The 800 MHZ Cellular Band

The Federal Communications Commission moved to reform certain outdated rules applicable to the 800 MHz Cellular Service band to facilitate the use of Cellular spectrum for mobile broadband services such as long term evolution (LTE), which provides