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...
TCPA: It is Time to Provide Clarity
March 25, 2014
For those that might not be familiar, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) (47 U.S.C....
FCC Accepting Nominations for Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility; Deadline Is April 15
March 21, 2014
*The deadline for nominations for Chairman’s AAA has been extended from March 31 to April 15. This...
Notes from the Sandbox: The Rural Broadband Experiment
March 11, 2014
In his office at home, the Chairman of the FCC keeps a slice of an old C&P telephone pole, a...
FCC Speed Test App for iPhone Expands Options for Mobile Broadband Performance Information
February 25, 2014
Late last year, we expanded the Measuring Broadband America program to include mobile broadband...
Access and Public Safety: Enduring Elements of the Public Interest.
January 30, 2014
Technology and networks are rapidly changing. We support technological innovation, but our...
iTRS National Outreach Program Stakeholder Meeting Jan. 17
January 10, 2014
The FCC held a stakeholders’ meeting for establishing an Internet-based Telecommunications Relay...