New Approaches to Broadband – Wireline, Licensed, and Unlicensed
April 2, 2014
Earlier this week, the Commission approved two items that use innovative approaches to free up...
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...
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...
Working Together on the Post-Incentive-Auction Broadcaster Transition
March 20, 2014
Making history is exciting, but it’s not easy. In next year’s first-ever incentive auction,...
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...
Duplication Alert: Broadband Pilot Projects
March 6, 2014
January’s IP Trials Order contained a provision to use USF dollars to fund rural broadband “...
Rural Broadband Workshop
March 5, 2014
In the Technology Transitions Order, the Commission recognized the “particular challenges for the...
Early Progress in Efforts to Learn About the Impact of Technology Transitions
March 3, 2014
In January, the Commission’s unanimously adopted Technology Transitions Order kick-started the...
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...
Cell Phone Unlocking FAQs
February 11, 2015 (Updated)
A new era of choice for cell phone users has begun, as all nationwide service providers have...