FCC Proposes to Include Intrastate Revenues in Contribution Base for VRS...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to expand the Telecommunications Relay Services...

FCC Proposes to Make Spectrum Available for Satellite Downlinks in 17...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to make spectrum available for geostationary...

FCC Makes More Spectrum Available in 5.9 GHz Band for Unlicensed...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted rules through a Report and Order (Order) to make more spectrum available for...

FCC Streamlines Satellite Licensing Process

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has adopted a Report and Order (Order) that streamlines the satellite licensing process and increases...

President-Elect Biden Announces FCC Transition Team

President-elect Joe Biden has announced the members of his FCC transition team.  It will be led by John Williams, senior counselor in...

WCB Extends Lifeline Waivers; Addresses Outstanding Petitions

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB or Bureau) has extended its prior waivers of the Lifeline program...

FCC Releases Form 477 Data on Broadband Deployment

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Office of Economics and Analytics (OEA), in conjunction with the Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) and...

CoBank Report Highlights Impact of Funding Uncertainties on Rural Operator Infrastructure...

CoBank has released a report titled "Funding Uncertainties Wreak Havoc for Rural Communications at the Worst Time Possible" authored by economist, Jeff...

WCB Announces Procedures for Filing Caller ID Authentication Exemption Certifications

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB or Bureau) has announced the procedures for filing for an exemption...

FCC Announces T-Mobile Will Pay $200 Million Penalty Resolving Sprint Lifeline...

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) has announced that the $200 million penalty proposed to be levied against...