Senate Bill Proposes to Exempt Rural Projects from Environmental Review

Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), David Perdue (R-GA), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R.-MS) have introduced The Paving the Way for Rural Communities Act of...

FCC Establishes New Digital Opportunity Data Collection Program

The FCC has adopted a Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which aims to better identify gaps in fixed broadband...

FCC Releases Order Removing Unbundling, Resale Requirements for Price Cap ILECs

Over the dissent of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and the partial dissent of Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission)...

WCB Seeks Comment on ESL List for E-Rate Program

The Federal Communications Commission’s (Commission) Wireless Competition Bureau (WCB) has issued a public notice seeking comment on the proposed eligible services list...

Texas AG Paxton Joins Coalition to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

The New York Attorney General, Letitia James, has issued a press release announcing that the Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, has joined...

FCC Adopts New MLTS 911 Rules to Improve Emergency Response

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has announced the adoption of 911 rules that will improve emergency response for people who call...

FCC Reforms Rural Health Care Program to Increase Efficiency

The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) has announced reforms to improve the transparency, predictability and efficiency of Rural Health Care (RHC) Program funding...

FCC Sets Date for Experimental Auction of Toll Free Numbers

The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) has announced December 17 as the date for bidding in the experimental auction of certain toll free...

FCC Streamlines Application Process for Small Satellites

The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) issued a press release announcing the streamlining of the application process for small satellites.  Small satellites have...

FCC Seeks Comment on NTCA Petition Requesting Waiver of Lifeline Speed...

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) has issued a Public Notice seeking comment on a petition filed...