The Incentive Auction: Helping Broadcasters Make Informed Decisions
June 25, 2014
Last month, the FCC made history by adopting rules for the first-ever Incentive Auction. We moved...
Looking Back, Moving Forward
May 23, 2014
This weekend, we celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and, more important, a time...
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...
Protecting Consumers in the Transition from Copper Networks
May 7, 2014
A unanimous Commission held in January that the technology transitions currently underway are a...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
E-Labeling Deserves Serious Consideration
April 25, 2014
Wireless devices have changed substantially over the last two decades. Consumers have...
3.5 GHz: New Ideas in the “Innovation Band”
April 23, 2014
In a speech last month at the Brookings Institution, the Chairman issued a challenge – let...
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...
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...