Inside the Bureau
- AT&T To Pay $105 Million To Resolve Wireless Cramming Investigation
Largest enforcement action in FCC history will provide current and former AT&T customers with refunds for hidden or unauthorized third-party charges AT&T included in bills
- Marriott to Pay $600K to Resolve WiFi-Blocking Investigation
Hotel Operator Admits Employees Improperly Used Wi-Fi Monitoring System to Block Mobile Hotspots; Agrees to Three-Year Compliance Plan
- Verizon To Pay $7.4M To Settle Privacy Investigation
Adopted a Consent Decree in this Proceeding
- Paula L. Blizzard Joins FCC Enforcement Bureau as Deputy Bureau Chief
Paula L. Blizzard Joins the Enforcement Bureau as Deputy Bureau Chief
- $100K NAL to Oklahoma Carrier for Sending 911 Calls to Autorecording
Notified Hinton Telephone Company of its Apparent Liability for Forfeiture in the amount of $100,000 for failure to route basic 911 calls to the appropriate emergency authority
- FCC to ISPs: Inaccurate Disclosures Violate Transparency Rule
FCC Enforcement Advisory: Open internet transparency rule; broadband providers must disclose accurate information to protect consumers.
About the Bureau
The Enforcement Bureau (EB) is the primary FCC unit responsible for enforcing the provisions of the Communications Act, the Commission's rules, orders, and various licensing terms and conditions. EB's mission is to investigate and respond quickly to potential unlawful conduct to ensure: (1) consumer protection in an era of complex communications; (2) a level playing field to promote robust competition; (3) efficient and responsible use of the public airwaves; and (4) strict compliance with public safety-related rules.