FCC Coordinates, Streamlines CAF-II Reporting and Deployment Deadlines

The FCC has adopted an Order that aligns program deadlines related to deployment and reporting obligations for Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF-II) auction...

FCC Modernizes Broadcaster Notification Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted a Report and Order, not yet released, that transitions certain notices to broadcast...

FCC Makes Permanent At-Home Call Handling by Sign Language Interpreters for...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has authorized compensating video relay service (VRS) providers for calls handled by at-home sign language...

FCC Proposes to Adopt Latest Standards for HAC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to update the Commission's Hearing...

FCC Announces Conclusion of Clock Phase of Auction 103

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has announced the conclusion of the clock phase of Auction 103, which resulted in gross...

ReConnect Awards Announced for Five States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced awards for rural broadband funding in five states (Arizona, Kentucky, Maine, Tennessee, and Washington),...

FCC Taps Four “Spectrum Administrators” for 3.5 GHz, Including Sony and...

The FCC has released a Public Notice announcing that the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) and the Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) have certified...

List of Phased Down Legacy Support Carriers Updated

The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has updated its list of fixed competitive eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) whose legacy support is being phased...

WCB Grants Frontier Communications Waiver for CAF Phase II Deployment

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB or Bureau) has issued an Order granting Frontier Communications Corporation (Frontier)...

HUBB Reporting Guidance Issued for Previously Exempted CAF-BLS Carriers

The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) provides guidance to rate-of-return carriers receiving Connect America Fund Broadband Loop Support (CAF-BLS) that previously were...