FCC Eases Income-Based Requirements for Lifeline Enrollment Process

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB or Bureau) has adopted an Order waiving its Lifeline enrollment requirement...

Comments on C-Band Cost Reimbursement Estimates Due May 12

The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has released for comment a preliminary cost category schedule (Cost Catalog) for the C-band transition. The Cost...

FCC Pushes to Revoke Authorizations to China Telecom Americas, Other Government-Backed...

The FCC has issued separate Orders to Show Cause against four telecommunications companies that are ultimately owned or controlled by the Chinese government:  China...

FCC Seeks Comment on Network Outages and 911 Reliability

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) has released a public notice seeking comment on the implementation of new data fields for...

FCC Releases 2020 Broadband Deployment Report

The FCC has released its 2020 Broadband Deployment Report, intended to update Congress on the progress the country has made in narrowing the digital...

CARES Act Directs $16 Billion to FCC and Department of Education...

The FCC and the U.S. Department of Education have announced a series of joint efforts to promote the use of $16 billion in funding...

FCC Seeks Comment on Impact of Executive Order Amending Foreign Ownership...

The FCC has released a public notice seeking comment on the impact of Executive Order 13913 on the proposals originally introduced in the Executive...

FCC Opens up 6 GHz Band for Unlicensed Operations

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted an order that makes 1,200 megahertz of spectrum in the 6 GHz band (5.925-7.125 GHz) available...

Rural Health Care Investigation Results in $1M Settlement

DRS Global Enterprise Solutions (DRS) has entered into a Consent Decree with the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) to resolve an investigation into...

FCC Extends Time Period for Wireless Telephone Numbers in Reserved Status

The Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has granted a Petition of Verizon and temporarily waives the maximum 180-day period for maintaining wireless telephone...