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...

Smartphone “Kill Switch” Legislation Introduced

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has introduced the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act (S. 2032), legislation that would require a “kill switch” on smartphones to help...

White House to Consider Investment in Rural Telecommunications Infrastructure

The White House has announced a new initiative, called “Made In Rural America,” that is intended to “help rural businesses and leaders take advantage...

2014 Farm Bill Continues RUS Broadband Loan Program, Creates Rural Gigabit...

The Agriculture Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642), more commonly known as the 2014 Farm Bill, has been signed into law by President Obama.  Two...

T-Mobile’s 700 MHz A Block Offer to Verizon Gets DOJ Green...

Verizon Wireless, along with its parent company Verizon Communications, Inc., and T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its parent company Deutsche Telekom AG have received...

14 Bidders Qualified for Tribal Mobility Fund Auction

The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and Wireline Competition Bureau have announced that 14 applicants are qualified to bid in the Tribal Mobility Fund Phase...

Deadline to Comply with New Signal Booster Rules Extended to April...

The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has extended until April 30, 2014, the deadline by which all consumer signal boosters marketed, distributed, or sold in...