FCC Announces Staff Appointments

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai recently announced that Brendan Carr has joined his staff as Legal Advisor for wireless, public safety, and international issues. Mr....

FCC Speed Test App Now Available for iPhone

The FCC has announced that its speed test app is now available for iOS devices and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store. ...

FCC Open Meeting Rescheduled to March 31, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission has announced that its next open meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 31, 2014.  A tentative agenda for the...

Iowa Network Services Applies to Conduct IP Transition Experiment

Iowa Network Services, Inc. (INS) has filed a request to conduct a service-based experiment concerning the IP transition for Centralized Equal Access (CEA) service. ...

PTO Website Helps Defendants Sweep Patent Trolls Under the Bridge

In compliance with the White House’s June 4, 2013 executive order, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has launched a website to help consumers...

Windstream to Pay $2.5 Million as Part of Rural Call Completion...

The FCC has adopted a Consent Decree entered into between the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau and Windstream Corporation (Windstream).  The Consent Decree resolves and terminates...

FCC Approves New Closed Captioning Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has approved more comprehensive rules for TV closed captioning to ensure that viewers who are deaf and hard of hearing...

White House Seeks Comment on Ways to Encourage Federal Spectrum Efficiency

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has issued a Request for Information seeking public comment on ways to provide greater...

Windstream Files Compliance Plan, Seeks Forbearance from Cost Assignment Rules

Windstream Corporation (Windstream) is seeking forbearance from enforcement of the FCC’s cost assignment rules, which generally require carriers to assign network costs and network...

FCC Proposes Aggressive E911 Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing that wireless carriers meet indoor location accuracy requirements within as little...