Title IV of RAY BAUM’S Act of 2018 directs the Commission to publish in the last quarter of every even-numbered year “a report on the state of the communications marketplace." Each biennial report must assess the state of all forms of competition in the communications marketplace; the state of deployment of communications capabilities; barriers to competitive entry, including market entry barriers for entrepreneurs and other small businesses; and must describe the actions taken by the Commission in the previous two years to address challenges and opportunities in the communications marketplace, and the Commission’s agenda for continuing to address those challenges and opportunities over the next two years.
On May 16, 2022, the Commission released a public notice seeking information and data for the 2022 Communications Marketplace Report.
On December 30, 2022, the FCC released the 2022 Communications Marketplace Report.
- Office of Economics and Analytics Seeks Comment on the State of Competition in the Communications Marketplace