First Rural Broadband Report
August 4, 2011
In the 2008 Farm Bill, Congress recognized that the need for broadband in rural areas was becoming...
Rural Broadband Access in Nebraska
May 26, 2011
Last week, Chairman Genachowski visited two small towns in Nebraska that illustrate the...
Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)...
December 18, 2014 (Updated)
The Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and...
Rural Health Care Pilot Program
May 24, 2011 (Published)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established the Rural Health Care Pilot...
December 31, 2014 (Updated)
What Is broadband? Broadband or high-speed Internet access allows users to access the Internet and...
Policies to Promote Rural Radio Service and to Streamline Allotment Assignment Procedures
May 2, 2011
In this Second Report and Order (“Second R&O”), we continue our efforts to enhance the ability...
Improving Communications Services for Native Nations by Promoting Greater Utilization of Spectrum over Tribal Lands
May 2, 2011
Historically, members of federally-recognized American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (“...
Wireless Signal Boosters
April 29, 2011
Signal boosters are devices that hold great potential to improve wireless coverage to areas with...
May 4, 2011
Amendment of Rules to Improve Wireless Coverage Via Signal Boosters
Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers
April 2, 2011
This section summarizes our proposed framework for reform. Our proposals are designed to achieve...