Chairman Genachowski

In an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on January 31, 2012, the Commission considered a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to comprehensively reform the Lifeline program to ensure universal availability of communications services to low-income Americans while minimizing the universal service contribution burden, including by eliminating waste, fraud, and abuse; strengthening program oversight and administration; and modernizing Lifeline to support broadband adoption.

 

Meeting Documents

FCC Reforms, Modernizes Lifeline Program for Low-Income Americans:

 

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