April 8, 2014 (Published)
The telephone network that we use today relies, in part, on the same system of copper wires that...
Webinar for State and Local Governments
March 27, 2014
The FCC's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is holding a special series of interactive web...
TCPA: It is Time to Provide Clarity
March 25, 2014
For those that might not be familiar, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) (47 U.S.C....
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...
Technology Transitions and Public Safety
March 14, 2014
Representatives from public safety agencies and organizations, service providers, technology...
The Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council - IV Meeting
March 14, 2014
The CSRIC is a federal advisory committee that will provide recommendations to the Commission...
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 Launches Webpage with Best Practices for Implementing Text-to-911
March 7, 2014
Today we launched an interactive webpage with best practices to assist text message providers and...
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...
Adoption of Unlocking Standards Offers Consumers Additional Choices
February 21, 2014
Consumers often question why they may not have the choice of using their existing mobile wireless...