Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

FCC announces Broadband Data Task Force

by • 1 week ago

The FCC's new task force will lead the implementation of a new broadband data collection effort that's expected to be more accurate.

North Carolina's new broadband dashboards strive for data accuracy

by • 4 weeks ago

North Carolina published two new dashboards to visualize statewide broadband coverage data, which officials said they hope will be more accurate than what the FCC provides.

FCC adopts new broadband data mapping rules

by • 1 month ago

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules designed to improve mapping accuracy and verify the data coming from providers.

With Pai's departure, FCC likely to restore net neutrality, strengthen municipal broadband

by • 3 months ago

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint new FCC leaders who will work more closely with local governments and reinstate Obama-era regulations.

San Jose, Calif., mayor says more collaboration needed for 5G leap

by • 4 months ago

Sam Liccardo said cities need help from telecom firms and the federal government to avoid saddling citizens with the cost of 5G infrastructure.

Transitional 911 systems have 'very, very broad attack surface,' working group warns

by • 5 months ago

The transition to next-generation 911 brings cybersecurity threats not seen before, members of an FCC working group said during CISA's annual summit.

For students without home internet during pandemic, could FCC's E-Rate help?

by • 6 months ago

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and many educators continue pressing for expansion of the FCC's E-Rate program, which is currently limited to funding schools and libraries, but Chairman Ajit Pai won't budge.

FCC’s CIO on embracing technology and agility during the pandemic

by • 7 months ago

Francisco Salguero discusses AI, virtual desktop infrastructure and crisis plans that give the FCC’s IT team the ability to meet critical mission needs.

FCC approves a more accurate broadband data collection method

by • 7 months ago

A more accurate data-collection method will be used to disperse $4.4 billion in broadband infrastructure investment over the next decade.