No Slowing Down

Yesterday, a new poll came out that found more than 1 in 8 Americans used a video chat to consult with a health care...

Digging In for the Long Haul

For the past three weeks, the FCC’s highest priority has been tackling the immediate challenges created by the COVID-19...

FCC Makes Funds Available to Reimburse Eligible LPTV/Translator Stations For Displacement Facility Costs

During these uncertain times when local TV broadcasters are reporting that they are facing financial challenges arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and yet still playing a vital role in making critical healthcare information available to their viewers, we thought it appropriate to provide an update on the status of the post-Incentive Auction transition. We are pleased to share the good news that we today announced an initial allocation of over $87 million from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund for low power television (LPTV) and TV translator (together LPTV/Translator) stations. This allocation enables us to begin reimbursing approved invoices submitted by eligible LPTV/Translator stations displaced by the Incentive Auction for costs they have incurred related to the construction of new or modified facilities.

Robocall Relief Springs Forward

This past weekend, Americans across the country lost time that they're never getting back, had their sleep disrupted, and complained about this injustice. No, I'm not talking about springing our clocks forward for Daylight Savings Time. I'm talking about one of the few constants of American life that are even worse: unwanted robocalls. Unfortunately, I can't give back that hour that we lost in the wee hours on Sunday morning, but I can announce that meaningful relief is on the way against robocalls.

Mobile Phone Texts: Spam and Scams

These days, it seems like everything is just one click away on our mobile phones. Mobile devices can be very useful. They...