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July 1, 2020 - Statement

Rosenworcel Releases New Podcast Episode With Dr. Nicol Turner Lee

June 30, 2020 - Statement

Carr Statement on Huawei and ZTE

June 30, 2020 - Public Notice

ACDDE Plans August 3 Workshop on Libraries and Broadband Adoption

June 30, 2020 - Statement

Commissioner Starks on Barring Huawei and ZTE from USF

June 30, 2020 - News Release

FCC Designates Huawei and ZTE as National Security Threats

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June 30, 2020 - News Release

FCC Announces Increase in Rural Health Care Program Funds for FY 2020

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June 29, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Ajit Pai to the U.S.-India Business Council

June 26, 2020 - Order

FCC Extends Waiver of Sponsorship ID Requirements for COVID-19 PSAs

June 25, 2020 - News Release

FCC Ensures Critical Wireless Infrastructure Projects Can Proceed

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June 25, 2020 - Statement

Carr Cheers House Broadband Infrastructure Package

June 25, 2020 - Public Notice

WCB Announces Close of Filing Window for COVID-19 Telehealth Program

June 25, 2020 - News Release

FCC Updates Locations Eligible for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

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June 25, 2020 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for July Open Meeting

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June 25, 2020 - Testimony

Commissioner Carr Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

June 25, 2020 - News Release

FCC Report Finds Substantial Availability of Robocall Blocking Tools

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June 25, 2020 - Testimony

Commissioner Starks Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

June 24, 2020 - Testimony

Commissioner Rosenworcel Testimony Before Senate Commerce Committee

June 24, 2020 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

June 24, 2020 - Testimony

Commissioner O'Rielly Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

June 24, 2020 - News Release

FCC Approves Twelfth Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

June 23, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks on 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline Proposal

June 23, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Comment on Effects of June 15 T-Mobile Outage

June 23, 2020 - News Release

FCC to Vote on Designating 988 for National Suicide Prevention Hotline

June 22, 2020 - News Release

FCC Further Extends Temporary Waivers for Relay Services Rules

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June 22, 2020 - News Release

FCC Names New Chief of Staff for Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force

June 22, 2020 - Letter

Comment Cycle on NTIA Recommendation on PLCN Application

June 22, 2020 - News Release

FCC Dismisses Application to Deliver Chinese Programs Across Border

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June 19, 2020 - News Release

FCC Chairman Urges Congress to Help Consumers Stay Connected

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June 19, 2020 - Speech

Pai to the Broadband India Forum Webinar Celebrating World Wi-Fi Day

June 18, 2020 - Public Notice

WTB Seeks Comment On PSSI Global Services, L.L.C. Request For Stay

June 18, 2020 - Public Notice

WTB Sets New Docket And Comment Process For C-Band Transition Plans

June 18, 2020 - News Release

Post-Broadcast TV Incentive Auction Transition Deadline Approaching

June 18, 2020 - Order

FCC Extends WFOX-TV's Post-Incentive Auction Transition Deadline

June 18, 2020 - Public Notice

Auction 103 Long-form Applications Granted

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June 17, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at Wireless Broadband Alliance Event

June 17, 2020 - Speech

Commissioner Starks Remarks at ITIF Webinar on Section 230

June 17, 2020 - News Release

FCC Approves Eleventh Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

June 16, 2020 - Report and Order

FCC Addresses Pending ATSC 3.0 Matters and Petitions

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June 16, 2020 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony Before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

June 15, 2020 - News Release

FCC Approves $237.9 Million in USF for Puerto Rico, USVI

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June 12, 2020 - Order

WTB Denies Extension Request for Comments on C-Band Lump Sum PN

June 12, 2020 - Order

WTB Extends Time For Operators to File C-Band Transition Plans

June 12, 2020 - News Release

FCC Authorizes Over $7.4 Million for Rural Broadband

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June 11, 2020 - Public Notice

ACDDE Statement on Civil Rights Demonstrations

June 11, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at COVID-19 and the Law Conference

June 11, 2020 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

Northern Valley Tariff Investigation Order

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June 11, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Adopts Procedures for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction

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June 10, 2020 - Declaratory Ruling

FCC Acts to Accelerate Deployment of 5G Wireless Infrastructure

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June 10, 2020 - Order

Order Denying Petition for Stay of 3.7 GHz Report and Order

June 10, 2020 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Expanding Access to 70/80/90 GHz Spectrum Bands

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June 10, 2020 - NAL

FCC Proposes Record $225 Million Fine for 1 Billion Spoofed Robocalls

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June 10, 2020 - News Release

FCC Surpasses $100 Million in Approved COVID-19 Program Applications

June 9, 2020 - Declaratory Ruling

FCC Seeks to Promote Broadcast Internet Innovation

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June 9, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Applauds State AGs' Action Against Telemarketer

June 9, 2020 - News Release

FCC Acts to Accelerate Deployment of 5G Wireless Infrastructure

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June 9, 2020 - News Release

FCC Proposes Expanding Access to 70/80/90 GHz Spectrum Bands

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June 9, 2020 - News Release

FCC Adopts Procedures for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction

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June 8, 2020 - News Release

Starks Announces Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition (DOER) Program

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June 8, 2020 - Public Notice

WTB Announces Relocation Payment Clearinghouse RFP Criteria Deadlines

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June 5, 2020 - News Release

FCC Reaches $5 Million Settlement with magicJack

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June 5, 2020 - News Release

Carr Welcomes Support For Broadcast Internet Initiative

June 5, 2020 - Public Notice

Bureau Seek Comment on Adjustment Factor Values for the 5G Fund

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June 4, 2020 - Public Notice

Auction 103 Long-form Applications Granted

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June 4, 2020 - News Release

Clarity Certified as Automatic Speech Recognition IP CTS Provider

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June 4, 2020 - News Release

Support Builds for Carr's 5G Upgrade Order

June 4, 2020 - Letter

O'Rielly Letter to Secretary Dan Brouillette, Department of Energy

June 4, 2020 - Public Notice

WTB Seeks Comment On Optional Lump Sum Payments For 3.7-4.2 GHz Band

June 3, 2020 - News Release

FCC Approves Ninth Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

June 2, 2020 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Tuesday, June 9, 2020

June 2, 2020 - Speech

FCC Chairman Pai Remarks at Wi-Fi Alliance Meeting

May 28, 2020 - Statement

Carr Welcomes Executive Order On Online Censorship

May 28, 2020 - Statement

Statement By Commissioner Starks On Section 230 Executive Order

May 28, 2020 - News Release

FCC Approves Eighth Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

May 28, 2020 - Statement

Statement By FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel On Executive Order

May 26, 2020 - News Release

FCC, CISA Stress Need for Communications Industry Access & Resources

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May 26, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Announces CSRIC VII Meeting on June 10 to be Held Electronically

May 26, 2020 - Statement

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast With Julie Samuels Of TECH: NYC

May 22, 2020 - Order

Sinclair Pays $48 Million and Settles All Pending Investigations

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May 22, 2020 - Public Notice

CGB Announces Comment Dates for One-Ring Scam NPRM

May 21, 2020 - News Release

FCC, IMLS Partner to Support Libraries and Address the Digital Divide

May 20, 2020 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

FCC Affirms Grant of Georgia DBS Market Modification Petitions

May 20, 2020 - News Release

FCC, FTC Demand Robocall-Enabling Service Providers Cut Off Scammers

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May 20, 2020 - News Release

FCC Approves Seventh Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

May 19, 2020 - Speech

Carr Remarks on Wireless Infrastructure: Enabling the 5G Upgrade

May 19, 2020 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for June Open Meeting

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May 19, 2020 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony to House Commerce Subcommittee Teleconference

May 19, 2020 - News Release

Carr Announces 5G Upgrade Order On FCC's June Agenda

May 18, 2020 - Statement

Carr Announces Plan to Advance Broadcast Internet Services

May 18, 2020 - Speech

Carr NAB/CTA Keynote: Broadcast Internet: The Future of ATSC 3.0

May 18, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Proposes Procedures for $16 Billion Rural Broadband Auction


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Articles of Interest 

New Law in Iran Threatens More Arrests of Christians, Rights Advocates Say

The law enables the regime to ban any group as a sect and may lead to punishment that could be escalated to include...

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Sinclair, ViacomCBS Renew Affiliation Agreement

Sinclair Broadcast Group and ViacomCBS have come to terms on a new multi-year agreement that will renew...

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Huawei, ZTE Are National Security Threats

No big surprise, but the FCC has decided that the tech of Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE are indeed national security threats...

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Supreme Court Lifts Ban on State Aid to Religious Schooling

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds...

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Reddit and Twitch Drop Trump Channels

Reddit has dropped its The_Donald subreddit, an influential pro-Trump community, for alleged "hate speech" and harassment.

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Justice Department expected to file antitrust suit against Google

DOJ lawyers and state antitrust officials met online Friday and discussed contours of the expected complaint...

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FCC Extends COVID-19 PSA Sponsorship ID Waiver

The FCC has extended its COVID-19 PSA sponsorship ID waiver through Aug. 31, saying the pandemic is a unique situation...

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'Shocked and Disappointed': Supreme Court Overturns Louisiana Pro-Life Law, 5-4

The U.S. Supreme Court handed the pro-choice community a major victory Monday in a much-watched abortion case...

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Facebook Launches New Censorship Plan, Employees Reveal Anti-Conservative, Anti-Trump Agenda

Leading social media site Facebook announced on Friday that it will begin labeling and banning posts that violate their policies.

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White House reportedly considering federal intervention in 5G

The Trump administration has reportedly met with US networking companies including Cisco to discuss the acquisition...

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Franklin Graham Attacked By Council Over Biblical Views on Sexuality

City council leader Nick Forbes said the Council would “not tolerate” the US evangelist’s beliefs.

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VA Governor Encourages Snitching on Churchgoers

Governor Ralph Northam wants residents to file a complaint against neighbors, friends...

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Voice of the Martyrs Launches Balloons Containing Bibles Towards North Korea

Despite recent inter-Korean tensions, a Christian NGO launched balloons containing bibles towards North Korea...

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Strengthen Foster Care, Bolster Faith-Based Partnerships

President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to strengthen the nation’s foster care system...

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Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge

The Senate confirmed Cory T. Wilson to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on a vote of 52-48...

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Instagram Censors Worship Leader's Praise Post

As the "cancel culture movement" continues to spread across the country, religious leaders are now under attack...

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Class C4 FM Proposal Hits Interference At FCC

A long simmering proposal to create a new class of FMs designed to allow Class A stations to upgrade their coverage areas...

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TV Stations Ask FCC to Revive Item Regulating OTT

TV-station affiliates of ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC are asking Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai to revive a years-old proposal...

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Amazon bans Family Research Council from AmazonSmile program

Amazon has banned another conservative nonprofit from its AmazonSmile program, which allows customers to...

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Big tech censorship reignites call for an Internet Bill of Rights

Many proposals for an Internet Bill of Rights have been centered around data collection, ownership, and use...

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Google to start including fact-checks on images

Google will start including fact checks on images on its platform, building on the fact-checking already implemented...

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Edison: Share Of Radio Listening Taking Place Online Hit 10% In May

The percentage of AM/FM radio listening taking place online hit double digits for the first time in May 2020...

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Charter Seeks FCC Nod to Charge Video Streamers

Charter Communications wants permission to begin charging Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+ and other streamers for...

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Hong Kong clergy face arrest, extradition to China in new security laws

A blueprint for a controversial new national security law for Hong Kong, as proposed by China...

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FCC denies Phoenix TV license after Sen. Cruz exposed station’s China ties

The FCC denied a license for that radio station, XEWW-AM, because it "failed to include in their application a key participant...

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Germany tightens online hate speech rules to make platforms send reports straight to the feds

While a French online hate speech law has just been derailed by the country’s top constitutional authority on freedom of expression grounds...

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The FCC Releases Reconsideration of Procedures for Conversion from ATSC 1.0 to 3.0

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) has issued a Second Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration...

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FEMA Says No National Alert Test This Year

There will be no national IPAWS test this year in the United States. So radio stations, you won’t have to fill out those ETRS forms for awhile.

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Broadcasters Challenge Constitutionality of Carriage Mandates

Broadcasters are pushing back on cable arguments that leased-access rules represent an infringement on cable's First Amendment rights...

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NBC Tries and Fails to Wreck a Conservative Website. Here’s Why It’s Deeply Problematic

This episode shows how a media outlet such as NBC News apparently is willing to...

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