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...
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...
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...
FCC Celebrates National Rural Health Day
November 21, 2013
Today is National Rural Health Care Day, providing an opportunity to honor the life-saving role...
FCC Speed Test App: Our First Results
November 21, 2013
Last week, the FCC released the first public version of the FCC Speed Test app for Android phones....