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January 18, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Reactivating Equipment Authorization System

January 4, 2019 - Public Notice

Deadline for 3.5 GHz Band R&O Petitions for Recon. Remains 1/7/19 on January 4, 2019 - Public Notice

January 3, 2019 - Report and Order

MF-II Challenge Process Data Collection Extension Order on January 3, 2019 - Report and Order

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January 3, 2019 - Order on Reconsideration

FCC Acts on Sandwich Isles, Inc.'s Petition for Reconsideration on January 3, 2019 - Order on Reconsideration

January 3, 2019 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for January Open Meeting on January 3, 2019 - News Release

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January 3, 2019 - Public Notice

Improving Wireless Resiliency Through Power Company Coordination on January 3, 2019 - Public Notice

January 3, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Rosenworcel on Starks and Carr Confirmations on January 3, 2019 - Statement

January 3, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Carr Statement on Senate Confirmations on January 3, 2019 - Statement

January 2, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Confirmation of Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr on January 2, 2019 - Statement

January 2, 2019 - Public Notice

Impact of Potential Lapse in Funding on Commission Operations on January 2, 2019 - Public Notice

January 2, 2019 - News Release

Pai on Failed CRA Attempt to Overturn Restoring Internet Freedom Order

December 12, 2018 - News Release

FCC Adopts the First Consolidated Communications Marketplace Report

December 12, 2018 - News Release

FCC Commences 2018 Quadrennial Review of Media Ownership Rules

December 12, 2018 - News Release

FCC Acts to Protect American Consumers from Spam Robotext Messages

December 12, 2018 - News Release

Comm. Rosenworcel Calls for Free Robocall Blocking Tools for Consumers

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December 12, 2018 - News Release

FCC Creates Reassigned Numbers Database to Combat Unwanted Robocalls

December 12, 2018 - News Release

FCC Increases Universal Service Support for Faster Rural Broadband

December 12, 2018 - News Release

FCC Adopts Rules for Major 2019 5G Incentive Auction

December 11, 2018 - News Release

FCC Opens Office of Economics and Analytics

December 11, 2018 - Sunshine

Deletion of Item from December 12, 2018 Open Meeting

December 11, 2018 - Speech

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Pew Broadband Mapping Event

December 11, 2018 - Order

FCC Eliminates Broadcast Station License Posting Requirement

December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Announces BDAC Re-Charter and Solicits Nominations for Membership on December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Comment on Improving Wireless Network Resiliency on December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

December 7, 2018 - News Release

Carr Supports Pai's Launch of Investigation into Mobility Fund Maps on December 7, 2018 - News Release

December 7, 2018 - News Release

FCC to Investigate Potential Mobility Fund Mapping Rule Violations on December 7, 2018 - News Release

December 7, 2018 - Public Notice

Seventh Meeting Of CSRIC To Be Held December 13, 2018, At FCC on December 7, 2018 - Public Notice

December 6, 2018 - Statement

O'Rielly Statement on Jane Halprin as Administrative Law Judge on December 6, 2018 - Statement

December 6, 2018 - News Release

Jane Hinckley Halprin Will Serve As FCC's Administrative Law Judge

December 6, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at VA Telehealth Summit on December 6, 2018 - Speech

December 4, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Releases Draft Appendices to Communications Marketplace Report on December 4, 2018 - Public Notice

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December 4, 2018 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Wednesday, December 12, 2018

December 4, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at International Telecom & Media Forum on December 4, 2018 - Speech

December 4, 2018 - Erratum

Erratum - Electronic Delivery of MVPD Communications et al on December 4, 2018 - Erratum

December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

Native Nations Communications Task Force First Meeting Date Change on December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Closed on National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush on December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

December 3, 2018 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

Nicholas Confessore and Jeremy Singer-Vine on Request for Inspection on December 3, 2018 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

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December 3, 2018 - News Release

Inspector General Again Finds No Impropriety in Sinclair Merger Review on December 3, 2018 - News Release

November 30, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at FCC's Artificial Intelligence Forum on November 30, 2018 - Speech

November 28, 2018 - Order on Reconsideration

FCC Denies Petition for Reconsideration of Aureon Tariff Investigation

November 28, 2018 - Letter

O'Rielly Letter to WV Governor Jim Justice re E-9-1-1 Fee Diversion on November 28, 2018 - Letter

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November 28, 2018 - News Release

Comm'r Rosenworcel Releases New Podcast Episode w/ Iris Bohnet on November 28, 2018 - News Release

November 28, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Nominations for Chairman's Awards in Accessibility

November 27, 2018 - News Release

FCC Settles Nearly Two Dozen LED Sign Marketing Investigations

November 21, 2018 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December Open Meeting on November 21, 2018 - News Release

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November 20, 2018 - News Release

FCC Announces Agenda & Participants For Artificial Intelligence Forum on November 20, 2018 - News Release

November 20, 2018 - News Release

Chairman Pai Proposal To Target Unwanted Robocalls And Spam Robotexts

November 19, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Launches Review of Rules to Mitigate Orbital Space Debris on November 19, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

FCC Updates Hearing Aid-Compatibility Reporting Requirements on November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

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November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

FCC Modernizes Delivery of Cable Notices on November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

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November 16, 2018 - Order

FCC Approves Galileo Global Navigation System on November 16, 2018 - Order

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November 16, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks on the Current Landscape of Telecom Law on November 16, 2018 - Speech

November 16, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Comment on Hurricane Michael Preparation and Response on November 16, 2018 - Public Notice

November 16, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Additional Rules to Facilitate Earth Stations in Motion on November 16, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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November 15, 2018 - News Release

FCC Considers Further Streamlining of Satellite Licensing Rules on November 15, 2018 - News Release

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November 15, 2018 - News Release

FCC Boosts Satellite Broadband Connectivity & Competition on November 15, 2018 - News Release

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November 14, 2018 - Statement

O'Rielly Statement on "Government Spectrum Valuation Act of 2018" on November 14, 2018 - Statement

November 14, 2018 - Statement

Rosenworcel Statement on First 5G Auction on November 14, 2018 - Statement

November 14, 2018 - Sunshine

Deletion of Item From November 15, 2018 Open Meeting

November 14, 2018 - News Release

Carr Statement on First High-Band 5G Auction on November 14, 2018 - News Release

November 14, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Start of 5G Spectrum Auction on November 14, 2018 - Statement

November 13, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai Statement on Guilty Plea by Tyler Barriss on November 13, 2018 - Statement

November 13, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes to Modernize Rules for Direct Broadcast Service on November 13, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

November 13, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Announces T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Supplemental Comment Deadline on November 13, 2018 - Public Notice

November 9, 2018 - Report and Order

FCC Takes Action on Outdated Aviation Radiobeacons on November 9, 2018 - Report and Order

November 9, 2018 - Public Notice

Diversity Advisory Committee to Meet November 19, 2018 on November 9, 2018 - Public Notice

November 8, 2018 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, November 15, 2018 on November 8, 2018 - Sunshine

November 8, 2018 - News Release

Carr Supports Wireless Resiliency Review in Wake of Hurricane Michael on November 8, 2018 - News Release

November 8, 2018 - Public Notice

WRC Advisory Committee Meetings of IWG-3 and IWG-4 on November 8, 2018 - Public Notice

November 7, 2018 - News Release

FCC to Hold Forum on AI and Machine Learning on Nov. 30

November 6, 2018 - News Release

FCC Seeks Industry Input in Review of Wireless Resiliency Framework on November 6, 2018 - News Release

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November 6, 2018 - News Release

FCC Urges More in Phone Industry to Join in Tracing Scam Robocalls on November 6, 2018 - News Release

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November 5, 2018 - News Release

Chairman Pai Demands Industry Adopt Protocols To End Illegal Spoofing on November 5, 2018 - News Release

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November 2, 2018 - Public Notice

Native Nations Communications Task Force Notice of First Meeting on November 2, 2018 - Public Notice

November 1, 2018 - News Release

Chairman Pai Announces Members of BDAC Disaster Response Working Group on November 1, 2018 - News Release

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November 1, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Doreen Bogdan-Martin's Election to ITU Leadership

November 1, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner Carr on Doreen Bogdan-Martin Election to ITU Leadership on November 1, 2018 - Statement

November 1, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Congratulates Doreen Bogdan-Martin on November 1, 2018 - Statement

November 1, 2018 - Statement

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast Episode On Girls, Diversity In Technology on November 1, 2018 - Statement

October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Issues Spectrum Frontiers Auction 102 Completed Applications PN on October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

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October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Issues Qualified Bidders PN for Spectrum Frontiers Auction 101 on October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

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October 30, 2018 - Speech

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks to Build Smart Cities of Tomorrow on October 30, 2018 - Speech

October 29, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner Rosenworcel on 5.9 GHz Test Results on October 29, 2018 - Statement

October 29, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Requests Comment on 5.9 GHz Phase I Testing Data on October 29, 2018 - Public Notice

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October 29, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on 5.9 GHz Phase I Testing Data

October 26, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Deactivates Hurricane Michael Disaster Information Reporting

October 26, 2018 - Report

Hurricane Michael Communications Status Report for October 26, 2018

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October 26, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai On California Agreement To Not Enforce Its Internet Rules

October 26, 2018 - Statement

Comm'r Rosenworcel on New Homework Gap Data

October 26, 2018 - Order

WCB Grants a Waiver to Schools Affected by Hurricane Michael


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Articles of Interest 

Long-Standing Rule to Post Broadcast Licenses Is Nixed

A posting in the Federal Register on February 8 made it official: Broadcasters no longer have to...

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This Powerful Prayer Over President Trump Brought Democrats and Republicans Together

At today's National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, event co-chairs Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) joined together...

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Net Neutrality's Title I vs. Title II Digital Divide Remains

The new Democratic-led House Communications Subcommittee weighed back into the still legally muddy net neutrality waters...

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Chinese Officials Going Home to Home Removing Christian Symbols

According to Bitter Winter, a magazine on religious liberty and human rights in China...

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Answers in Genesis Defends Legality of School Field Trips to the Ark

To rebut threatening letters sent to Kentucky’s public schools by an atheist group attempting to stop field trips to the Ark Encounter, Ken Ham, CEO/founder of the Ark, has mailed letters to the superintendents of the same schools to assure them of the legality of sending classes on an official school trip to the popular attraction in Northern Kentucky.

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250 Dutch Christians sign Nashville Statement; prosecutors to decide if declaration breaks law

The manifesto was initially unveiled in August 2017 and has been signed by over 22,000 Christian leaders in the United States.

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PragerU files 2nd lawsuit against Google, YouTube for ‘restricting and restraining’ conservative speech

Filed Tuesday in the Superior Court of California for the county of Santa Clara, this is the second lawsuit...

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Congress Should Reconsider Big Tech’s Special Legal Privileges That Foster Censorship

Even when someone as prominent as international evangelist Franklin Graham was banned from Facebook for 24 hours during Christmas week...

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Tony Perkins Joins Egypt's President, Coptic Believers for Opening of Cathedral Near Cairo

Tony Perkins, president of Family Research Council and a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, joined fellow commissioners Nadine Maenza and Johnnie Moore as a part of a delegation of evangelical leaders at the inauguration of the Cathedral of Nativity outside of Cairo.

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Apple drops religious app

Living Hope Ministries, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, recently discovered their app had been dropped by Apple...

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FCC Suspends Most Operations

As the federal government shutdown enters its third week, the FCC announced on Thursday...

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28 GHz Auction Slows to Crawl

Given that bidders have to increase their bids each round or risk losing the ability to bid in further rounds...

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FM Signals Continue to Proliferate in U.S.

If you’re worried about broadcast radio and television being in decline, one figure should cheer you up:

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Repeal of tax on churches appears to fail in Congress

The House voted 220-183 in a nearly party-line vote for a bill that included repeal of a 2017 tax cut’s provision...

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Baker Jack Phillips Strikes Back at Colorado's Anti-Christian Attacks

With the state's relentless attacks against his faith, Phillips has decided to sue the state.

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Arizona Governor Appoints US Rep. Martha McSally to Fill Late Sen. John McCain's Seat

Sen. Jon Kyl had been temporarily named to the seat after McCain's death, to help Republicans advance their agenda in the last few months of 2018.

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FCC Seeks Comment on NCTA/NAB Retrans Compromise

No, broadcasters and cable operators have not agreed that either the must-carry/retrans regime is still good law...

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60-Million-Strong Christian Group to Big Tech: Stop Censorship or Face Torrent of Lawsuits

On Thursday, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) President Jerry Johnson sent a final ultimatum to the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter...

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FCC Looking to Deregulate Local Broadcasting

The agency will try to determine whether its current rule against a company owning more than two stations...

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Australia Confirms the Move of Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

According to the Times of Israel, the Australian government approved the move in a late-night national security meeting...

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Samaritan's Purse helping families after Camp Fire disaster

After getting clearance from local authorities, Samaritan's Purse has more than 140 volunteers...

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FCC Votes to Eliminate Physical Broadcast License Posting

The FCC has voted on a Report and Order (a final vote) on eliminating requirements...

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Arkansas Bill Allows Social Media Sites To Be Sued For Removing Certain Posts

An Arkansas state representative has filed a bill allowing social media websites to be sued...

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Todd Starnes and Dr. Jerry Johnson on Fox Nation

Todd Starnes speaks with NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson about the Google hearings on Capitol Hill.

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Iran Arrests Over 100 Christians as Warning Not to Evangelize at Christmas

Over the past week, Iranian authorities have arrested more than 100 Christians...

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Global TV White Space Spectrum Market Overview 2018- 2023

In this report titled “Global tv white space spectrum Market Overview 2018- 2023” the latest data has been presented.

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'Focus on the Family' Premieres New Short-Form Comedy Series on YouTube

Created and developed by the organization's social media strategy team, the new series is titled "The Elephant in the Room"

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Public Schools Barred From Christmas Play Over Reference to Jesus

A Louisiana school district will not allow grade schoolers to attend a Christmas play that mentions Jesus during school hours...

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FCC Starts Warning Stations of Noncompliance with Online Public Inspection File Rules

This morning, the FCC has started to email out notices to numerous radio stations throughout the country, notifying them...

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Veteran Broadcast Leader Wayne Pederson Joins FEBC in New Ambassador Role

Well-known for his years of broadcasting leadership, including time as president of fellow Christian broadcast ministry Reach Beyond...

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