Closing the Digital Divide in Rural America
November 20, 2014
High-speed Internet access has become fundamental to modern life, whether we’re on the job,...
Technology Transitions: Consumers Matter Most
October 31, 2014
This past January, the Commission unanimously adopted an order to speed technology transitions for...
Hearing Aid Compatibility for Wireline and Wireless Telephones
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Wireline Telephones The Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 (HAC Act) required that the...
Talking Tech in the Cradle of Liberty
September 22, 2014
Two-hundred twenty-seven years ago this week, the U.S. Constitution was ratified in Philadelphia,...
A Brief History of Competition Policies and Networks
September 5, 2014
Yesterday, Chairman Wheeler gave an important speech on the status and the future of broadband...
Updating FCC Policies and Processes
July 18, 2014
The American economy is dynamic and innovative, which is critical for sustained economic growth....
Commission Continues Important Work of Providing Relief from the High Cost of Inmate Calling
July 18, 2014
On July 9, 2014 the FCC held a workshop to analyze the impact of, and discuss issues relating to,...
How Older Americans Can Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Stay Connected
May 19, 2014
Why are many older Americans still hesitant to buy mobile phones, tablets or other devices, access...
April 8, 2014 (Published)
The telephone network that we use today relies, in part, on the same system of copper wires that...
Webinar for State and Local Governments
March 27, 2014
The FCC's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is holding a special series of interactive web...