FCC

The FCC's new presumption relieves cable providers from basic-tier rate regulation. Not all Commissioners agree with this position.
Legislation has been introduced that would direct the FCC to establish a broadband Lifeline program. Activists, regulators, and members of the telecommunications industry -- all are lending support.
U.S. Senators join to oppose FCC Chairman Wheeler's reversal of the effective competition presumption.
FCC Chairman Wheeler wants to expand the Lifeline program to include high-speed Internet. This is an important step toward ensuring universal communications access.
The FCC's commitment to universal communications access has evolved with technology to include not only traditional phone and wireless services, but broadband as well.
CWA and the NAACP urge the FCC to deny DISH Network's $3.3 billion manipulation of Commission rules.
Regulators at the FCC and DoJ are nearing the end of their review process. The AT&T-DirecTV deal is expected to pass.
Sixty-one Senators signed a letter calling on the FCC to modernize its rules regarding a rural communications services program.
A co-chair of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Media and Telecommunications Task Force explains how a recent GAO report reiterates the need to expand the Lifeline program.
$336 million ? that was the amount that Comcast spent on its failed merger with Time Warner.