FCC Stories January 3

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai will not make a trip to CES 2019 next week in Las Vegas, nor will FCC commissioner Brendan Carr. The two were reportedly forced to bail on their previously scheduled trips due to the ongoing government shutdown.

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FCC Stories December 31, 2018

FCC to suspend most operations this week due to government shutdown

The FCC has shared today that it is planning to shut down the majority of its operations later this week due to the lapse of government funding.

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FCC Stories May 9, 2018

Apple has urged the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to leave the so-called ‘super-high’ radio spectrum free for use for 5G and other uses that may be developed later.

The FCC licenses a number of different radio spectrums, which means that they are reserved for a specific purpose, like mobile voice calls or television. Unlicensed radio spectrum can be used for a variety of purposes, and Apple wants to see frequencies in the 95GHz to 3000GHz range remain unlicensed …

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FCC Stories January 19, 2018

FCC blocks two cheapskate tactics Internet service providers wanted to use

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has blocked two tactics Internet service providers had hoped to use to reduce the expense needed to meet their broadband service obligations …

FCC Stories December 14, 2017

The FCC has today voted to repeal net neutrality policies put in place in 2015 during the Obama administration.

While today’s outcome isn’t much of a surprise, the proposed plan drew more and more criticism and concern from individuals as well as businesses and organizations in the lead up to today’s vote.

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FCC Stories September 28, 2017

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has once again publicly called out Apple over not enabling FM radio chips in iPhones during recent natural disasters. Pai’s pointed statement follows the NAB renewing its own push for Apple to enable FM radio access on iPhones.

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