Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

FCC leader shares 'cautious optimism' for broadband expansion in schools

by • 1 month ago

FCC Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel told Maryland educators and administrators she's confident about expanding connectivity for K-12 students who are gradually returning to classrooms.

Rosenworcel says ISPs are flocking to 'historic' broadband subsidy effort

by • 1 month ago

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said the agency is prioritizing the expansion of broadband access during the pandemic.

State and local officials don't trust ISPs to close digital divide, poll finds

by • 2 months ago

State and local leaders want their communities — not national ISPs — to be in charge of broadband expansion, according to a new survey.

FCC announces Broadband Data Task Force

by • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 5 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 • 6 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 • 7 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.