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FCC'S Open Data Initiative: A Bit of Background about the FCC's Data

July 9, 2010 - 12:11 PM by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
Post: FCC Data Innovation Initiative Journal, Day 17, Washington DC. For Comment: Media Bureau MB Docket No. 10-103; Wireline Competition WC Docket No. 10-132; Wireless Telecommunication Bureau WT Docket No 10-131. Resources: month we announced FCC's Data
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FCC's Data Innovation Initiative: Reinvigorating the FCC's Data Assets

June 30, 2010 - 12:53 PM by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
As part of the FCC reform agenda to improve our fact-based, data-driven decision making, the Media, Wireline Competition, and Wireless Telecommunications bureaus have released simultaneous, identical Public Notices seeking comment on all aspects of how they collect, use, and disseminate
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Mobile Wireless Competition Report

June 10, 2010 - 02:13 PM by Ruth Milkman, Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
On May 20th, the Commission released its Mobile Wireless Competition Report, the 14th in a series of annual reports to Congress, which reviews the state of competition in the wireless industry.This year's report expands our analysis of what is traditionally called "Commercial Mobile Radio
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Panel to Discuss Future of Spectrum Dashboard 2.0

May 10, 2010 - 04:34 PM by James Brown, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Last week the FCC announced the eleven panelists for the Spectrum Dashboard public forum this Wednesday, May 12th.With wide experience in the public and private sectors, the panelists will share their perspectives on the Spectrum Dashboard - how they currently use it and what they would like to
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Help Update the Spectrum Dashboard

April 22, 2010 - 10:39 AM by James Brown, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
This week the FCC announced that a public forum will be held on May 12, 2010, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm to discuss potential enhancements to the Spectrum Dashboard in anticipation of release 2.0 of the Spectrum Dashboard in the fourth quarter of 2010.Anyone interested in providing feedback on
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April 20, 2010 - 10:08 AM by Gray Brooks, New Media Technology Specialist
Since the launch of earlier this year, the FCC has stayed busy adding further information and increasing the number of available data sets. Though /data originally contained scores of data downloads, several dozen search engines, and over 50 XML feeds, we hold to the pledge that
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Customer Feedback for the Spectrum Dashboard

April 14, 2010 - 10:33 AM by James Brown, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Last week, a customer feedback questionnaire was added to the Spectrum Dashboard.  The questionnaire should take a couple of minutes to complete and will help determine how the Spectrum Dashboard is being used, and how to shape future enhancements. After feedback from the
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A Blog from the CTIA Show

March 24, 2010 - 03:01 PM by Pat Rinn
The FCC continued its active outreach program at CTIA – The Wireless Association on Monday, March 22, in the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The convention was scheduled from March 23 – 25.  The FCC participated as part of an afternoon pre-show program and as usual, heard new,
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Spectrum Dashboard Q&A

March 24, 2010 - 02:31 PM by James Brown, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
These are just five of the questions that the Spectrum Dashboard can answer.  As you explore the Spectrum Dashboard, we hope to hear from you.After the Commission collects and analyzes user feedback and information on how the Spectrum Dashboard is being used, the staff will announce a
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Welcome to the Spectrum Dashboard

March 18, 2010 - 02:00 PM by Mary Bucher
Welcome to the FCC’s beta release of the Spectrum Dashboard.  The new Spectrum Dashboard’s versatility lets you review how spectrum bands are allocated and used and also lets you identify license holders in specific areas.  The initial version we release today provides plain
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