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...

FTC Hosts Workshop on Mobile Location Analytics & Companies Adopt Code...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop on Wednesday discussing mobile location analytics (MLA), which many retailers, malls, airports and other businesses use to track...

Wireline Competition Bureau Defers Skilled Nursing Facility Pilot Program

The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) recently announced that the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Pilot Program adopted in the December 2012 Healthcare Connect Fund...

Office of Engineering and Technology to Hold Comsearch TV Band Database...

The Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) has announced that it will commence a 45-day public trial of Comsearch’s TV band...

FCC Plans to Re-Write Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC has released a Public Notice establishing a new docket called Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet within which the Commission will consider...

Comcast to Acquire Time Warner Cable In $45.2 Billion Deal

Comcast Corporation (Comcast), the nation's largest cable and Internet service provider, has announced it will acquire Time Warner Cable (TWC), the nation's second-largest cable provider. The...

Comment Date Set for FCC Staff Report

A comment deadline has been announced in connection with the FCC's review of its internal processes and procedures.  Comments on the FCC's internal staff report recommending more...