Emergency Communications

The Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Huricane Katrina and other man-made and natural disasters often reveal flaws in emergency communications systems. Here we attempt to chart the effects of disasters on our telecommunications and media communications systems -- and efforts by policymakers to stregthen these systems.

US Court of Appeals Issues Net Neutrality Decision

We uphold the 2018 Order, with two exceptions.

A Time to Give Thanks

Rounding out our December meeting will be two matters that were previewed yesterday.

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 10:30

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the October Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Friday, October 25, 2019.



FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for October 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the October Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Friday, October 25, 2019.

FCC Invests $950 Million to Improve Broadband in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

The Federal Communications Commission approved $950 million in funding to improve, expand, and harden communications networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Sponsor: 

First Responder Network Authority

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

Date: 
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

The FirstNet Authority will post a detailed agenda for the Combined Board Committees and Board Meeting on its website, www.firstnet.gov, prior to the meetings. The agenda topics are subject to change. Please note that the subjects that will be discussed by the Committees and the Board may involve commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential or other legal matters affecting the FirstNet Authority.



FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for September 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the FCC Open Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 26, 2019:

Chairman Pai Blog: Storming Back Stronger

In 2018, we created the Uniendo a Puerto Rico Fund and Connect USVI Fund.