Dozens of Rate-of-Return Carriers Offering BDS Elect to Switch to Incentive...

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has released a Public Notice announcing that 37 rate-of-return carriers serving 88 study areas in 29 states have...

CAF-II Funds Rolling Out

The FCC has granted more long-form applications and authorized funding relating to Auction 903 for Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF-II).  In...

3Q 2019 USF Contribution Factor Spikes to Record High 24.4%

The FCC’s Office of Managing Director has released a public notice announcing that the universal service fund (USF) contribution factor for the third quarter...

FCC Asks Carriers to Participate in Wireless Emergency Alert “Geo-Targeting” Test

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau has released a public notice seeking Participating Commercial Mobile Service Providers who are authorized by FEMA to...

FCC Carries Forward Unused Rural Health Care Program Funds to 2019...

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau has released a Public Notice announcing the availability of unused Rural Health Care (RHC) Program funds from...

FCC Seeks Comment on Petition to Prohibit Use of E-Rate Funds...

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) has issued a Public Notice regarding a Petition for Rulemaking filed...

FCC Streamlines Its Leased Access Rules

The FCC has adopted a Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing its leased access rules. These rules require cable...

FCC Confirms Delays to Planned WEA/IPAWS Improvements

The FCC has released a Public Notice announcing that certain Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) improvements managed...

FCC Releases Updates on Reconfiguration of the 39 GHz Band and...

The FCC has released a Public Notice containing important information for incumbent 39 GHz licensees as they prepare for making their Initial Commitments prior...

FCC Schedules Next Emergency Alert System Test for August 7, 2019

The FCC’s Publish Safety and Homeland Security Bureau has released a Public Notice informing all Emergency Alert System (EAS) Participants, and the public, that...