WCB Provides Additional Guidance in Wake of ACP Transition Period

The Wireline Competition Bureau has issued an Order providing additional guidance on the requirements for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) ahead of...

FCC Extends Waivers for Certain Lifeline Program Rules

Due to the new variant of the coronavirus and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau has extended prior waivers...

FCC Announces Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council VIII Working Group...

The FCC has announced the individuals who will serve on the six working groups of the Commission’s Communications, Reliability, and Interoperability Council...

FCC Seeks Comment on NG911 Petition

The FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau is seeking comment on a Petition for Rulemaking filed by the National Association of State 911...

WCB Adopts Eligible Services List for Funding Year 2022 for E-Rate...

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (the Bureau) has adopted the eligible services list for the E-Rate program for funding year 2022.  Each...

FCC Adopts Consent Decree Concerning Lifeline Investigation into NewPhone

The FCC has adopted a Consent Decree entered into with NewPhone to resolve an investigation concerning whether NewPhone violated the Commission’s Lifeline...

FCC Settles with Verizon, AT&T, Intrado, and CenturyLink Following 911 Rule...

The Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC, Commission) has announced settlements with Verizon, AT&T, Intrado, and CenturyLink resolving separate investigations...

FCC Maintains STIR/SHAKEN Extensions

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has issued a Public Notice reevaluating STIR/SHAKEN implementation extensions as required by the...

Federal ETC Voice and Data Price Benchmarks Set for 2022

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau and Office of Economics and Analytics have issued a Public Notice announcing the 2022 reasonable...

FCC Proposes Modifications to Rules for Satellite Spectrum Sharing

The FCC has proposed modifying its spectrum sharing rules for non-geostationary satellite orbit, fixed-satellite service (NGSO FSS) systems.  The adopted Notice of Proposed...