Mozilla files Petition for Rulemaking in Net Neutrality Proceeding

Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox browser and operating system, has filed a petition for rulemaking in the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) network neutrality...

FCC Injects Additional $200 Million Into E-Rate Program for 2014

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has announced that it will carry forward $200 million in unused funds into the E-Rate program for Funding...

Bureau Instructs USAC on Two High-Cost USF Support Issues

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has provided guidance to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) on two policy questions related to the universal...

“Lot$a Money” and “Myname Yourname” Lead to $11.9M TRS Fine

The FCC plans to bring down an $11.9 million hammer on Purple Communications, Inc. (Purple) after finding that the company improperly billed the Telecommunications...

AT&T and Midcontinent Seeking Waiver of Rural Call Completion Rules

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau has announced that it is seeking public comment on petitions for waiver of the FCC’s rural call completion rules...

No Five-Year Build-Out Plans for Price Cap ETCs This Year; Rate...

On its own motion, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has waived the requirement that price cap eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) receiving frozen or...

FCC Waives IP Relay 911 Exception to Crack Down on Swatting

The FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) has granted an interim waiver of the requirement that providers of Internet protocol relay service (IP...

FCC to Hold June 2 Workshop on New 911 Reliability Certification...

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security (PSHS) Bureau has announced it will hold a workshop on the process for submitting annual certifications required...

FCC Enforcement Bureau Proposes $48,000 Fine For Alleged Jamming

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau has proposed a $48,000 fine against a Florida man who allegedly jammed consumer cell phone service from his...

More Fax Ad Petitions Released for Comment

The FCC is seeking comment on a new set of petitions regarding the FCC’s fax ad rules.  In particular, the FCC has released for...