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...
Protecting Television Consumers By Protecting Competition
March 6, 2014
Every four years, the FCC is required by law to assess its media ownership rules and determine if...
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...
From the Wall to the Desk: Facilitating 21st Century Digital Learning
February 20, 2014
In his recent Digital Learning Day speech, Chairman Wheeler emphasized the tremendous potential of...
February 19, 2014
Statements on the FCC's Open Internet Rules
Commissioner O’Rielly’s Thoughts on Broadcast Television JSAs and SSAs
February 18, 2014
It used to be that Americans had few choices for watching television—options included a handful of...
Channel Sharing: A New Opportunity for Broadcasters
February 11, 2014
I’ve seen the future, and it’s using 50% less bandwidth to produce a picture with increased quality...
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...
Adapting Regulatory Frameworks to 21st Century Networks and Markets
January 9, 2014
In my first remarks to FCC staff as Chairman, I said that the connective technology that defines...