Telecommunication

Communication at a distance, especially the electronic transmission of signals via the telephone

FCC Eyes Change to Hearing-Disabled Call Reimbursement

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to reduce its reimbursement for hearing-impaired phone services that display a call’s text.

Hurricane Michael A Wake Up Call On Why Total Dereg of Telecom A Very Bad Idea.

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and Gov Rick Scott (R-FL) have expressed frustration with the slow pace of restoring communications in FL in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

Remarks of Chairman Pai's Public Safety Legal Advisor Zenji Nakazawa at IIT Real-Time Communications Conference

I want to share with you a snapshot of what the Federal Communications Commission under Chairman Ajit Pai’s leadership is doing to leverage technology to promote public safety.

Hurricane Michael Aftermath ‘Wake Up Call’ On Deregulating Telecommunications Services

Gov Rick Scott (R-FL) and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai have not taken responsibility for how their radical deregulation of telephone service has contributed to the slow pace of repairs for FL's communications services.

FCC Agenda for Oct 2018 Open Meting

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018:

Kansas Delegation Calls on FCC to Restore USF High Cost Program’s Budget

The Kansas congressional delegation called on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to restore sufficiency and predictability to the Universal Service Fund (USF) High Cost program’s budget.

Chairman Pai Statement on Hurricane Michael

Data from the Federal Communications Commission’s Disaster Information Reporting System shows that Hurricane Michael caused substantial communications outages along its destructive path.

Robocallers “evolved” to sidestep new call blocking rules, AGs tell FCC

The Federal Communications Commission should let phone companies get more aggressive in blocking robocalls, 35 state attorneys general told the commission Oct 9. The FCC in 2017 authorized voice service providers to block more types of calls in wh

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National Hispanic Media Coalition

Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:00 to 11:15

This event will put a spotlight on Latinx from across the country who are generating innovative connectivity solutions and using technology for social change. Panelists will include:

  • Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner

  • Roxanna Barboza, NHMC Policy Fellow

  • Teresa Basilio, Resilient Just Technologies

  • Edwin Reed-Sanchez, SayCel

  • Yamil Lora, THE POINT 

  • Naysia Valdez, Detroit Community Technology Project



FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for October 2018 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the October Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018: