FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said this week that she will begin an inquiry into sharply increasing the agency’s definition of what qualifies as a “broadband” service – with a focus on boosting service speeds for “fixed” broadband services.
The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee has advanced the nomination of Anna Gomez to serve as a commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), sending it to the Senate floor for a final vote.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced that the FCC will re-charter the Communications Equity and Diversity Council (CEDC) for another two-year term.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed new rules to improve the accessibility and performance of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA); including expanding multilingual alerting and setting performance benchmarks.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) awarded another $24 million in funding for the Emergency Connectivity Program (ECP), which provides digital services to students nationwide.
For more than a year, President Biden’s nomination of Gigi Sohn to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has been stalled in the Senate. On Feb. 14, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held its third hearing on her nomination, and it was largely a rinse and repeat of previous hearings.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has plenty of room to improve its Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) – which offers discounted broadband services to eligible households – by strengthening its goals and measures, consumer outreach, and fraud-risk management, according to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is looking for comments on how to best combat the digital inequalities that some in the U.S. face when getting access to broadband, according to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released by the agency on Dec. 21.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a new pilot program intended to help Tribal libraries apply for broadband funding through the commission’s E-Rate program.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) awarded another round of funding for its Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) on Oct. 19. The $78 million will benefit approximately 175,000 students, bringing the total of those awarded with broadband services and devices to over 14 million.