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June 12, 2019 - Order

ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA TRUST, DENNIS J. WATKINS, TRUSTEE on June 12, 2019 - Order

June 11, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Alert Originators to Participate in WEA Test on June 11, 2019 - Public Notice

June 11, 2019 - Speech

FCC Chairman Pai Remarks at USTelecom Forum on Robocalls on June 11, 2019 - Speech

June 10, 2019 - News Release

Illegal Massachusetts Radio Station Agrees to DOJ Settlement on June 10, 2019 - News Release

June 10, 2019 - Public Notice

Incubator Program Approved by OMB Under Paperwork Reduction Act on June 10, 2019 - Public Notice

June 10, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Membership Nominations for New Charter of ACDDE on June 10, 2019 - Public Notice

June 10, 2019 - News Release

Comr Starks Seeks Industry Plans For Free Robocall Blocking By Default on June 10, 2019 - News Release

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June 10, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai Statement on Increased Broadband Investment in 2018 on June 10, 2019 - Statement

June 10, 2019 - Speech

O'Rielly Remarks Before American Society of Civil Engineers Conference on June 10, 2019 - Speech

June 10, 2019 - News Release

FCC Authorizes $166.8 Million to Expand Rural Broadband in 22 States on June 10, 2019 - News Release

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June 7, 2019 - Declaratory Ruling

FCC Affirms Robocall Blocking By Default to Protect Consumers on June 7, 2019 - Declaratory Ruling

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June 6, 2019 - News Release

FCC Proposes Changes to Rules to Promote Aviation Safety on June 6, 2019 - News Release

June 6, 2019 - News Release

FCC Modernizes Cable TV Leased Access Rules on June 6, 2019 - News Release

June 6, 2019 - News Release

FCC Affirms Robocall Blocking By Default to Protect Consumers on June 6, 2019 - News Release

June 6, 2019 - Public Notice

Diversity Advisory Committee to Meet June 24, 2019 on June 6, 2019 - Public Notice

June 5, 2019 - Public Notice

39 GHz Reconfigured Holdings, Initial Commitment Options and Timeline on June 5, 2019 - Public Notice

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June 5, 2019 - N/A

Letters on Upcoming Wireless Emergency Alert Geo-Targeting Deadline on June 5, 2019 - N/A

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June 5, 2019 - News Release

FCC Refers St. Louis-Area Radio Stations to ALJ Hearing on June 5, 2019 - News Release

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June 5, 2019 - Statement

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast With Transgender Activist Sarah McBride on June 5, 2019 - Statement

June 4, 2019 - Public Notice

Revised Form 1876 Payment Instructions for Seeking Reimbursement Pymts on June 4, 2019 - Public Notice

June 4, 2019 - Speech

Comm. O'Rielly Remarks Before Wi-Fi Alliance Annual Member Meeting

June 3, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Carr Statement on Senate STREAMLINE Act

June 3, 2019 - Public Notice

Auction 101 Results Public Notice on June 3, 2019 - Public Notice

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June 3, 2019 - Public Notice

Auction 102 Closing Public Notice on June 3, 2019 - Public Notice

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June 3, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test on Aug. 7, 2019 on June 3, 2019 - Public Notice

May 31, 2019 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Initiates Evaluation of Funding for USF on May 31, 2019 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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May 30, 2019 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 6, 2019 on May 30, 2019 - Sunshine

May 30, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Latest Progress Combatting Malicious Spoofing

May 29, 2019 - Report

Broadband Deployment Report: Digital Divide Narrowing Substantially on May 29, 2019 - Report

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May 28, 2019 - News Release

FCC Concludes First High-Band 5G Airwaves Auctions

May 24, 2019 - News Release

Commissioner Carr to visit Montana and Wyoming on May 24, 2019 - News Release

May 24, 2019 - Speech

Commissioner Starks at Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide on May 24, 2019 - Speech

May 23, 2019 - News Release

FCC Chairman & Oklahoma Attorney General Meet on Robocalls on May 23, 2019 - News Release

May 23, 2019 - Statement

Carr Statement on Senate Passage of the TRACED Act on May 23, 2019 - Statement

May 23, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Senate Passage of TRACED Act on May 23, 2019 - Statement

May 23, 2019 - Public Notice

Media Bureau to Begin Accepting ATSC 3.0 License Applications

May 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Chairman Discusses Rural Broadband in Okmulgee, Oklahoma on May 22, 2019 - News Release

May 22, 2019 - News Release

Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Announces Staff Appointments on May 22, 2019 - News Release

May 22, 2019 - News Release

Cmm'r Rosenworcel Releases New Podcast Episode w/ Shireen Santosham on May 22, 2019 - News Release

May 22, 2019 - News Release

Chairman Pai Receives Major Public Safety Award

May 20, 2019 - Speech

Chairman Pai Robocalls Speech to State Attorneys General on May 20, 2019 - Speech

May 20, 2019 - Order

FCC Takes Steps to Fund All FY 2018 Services in the RHC Program on May 20, 2019 - Order

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May 20, 2019 - News Release

Carr Announces Support for T-Mobile-Sprint Transaction on May 20, 2019 - News Release

May 20, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai Statement on T-Mobile/Sprint Transaction on May 20, 2019 - Statement

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May 17, 2019 - Speech

FCC Chairman Pai Commencement Speech at Pepperdine Law School on May 17, 2019 - Speech

May 16, 2019 - Speech

O'Rielly Remarks at Daniel Morgan Graduate School of Nat'l Security on May 16, 2019 - Speech

May 16, 2019 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for June Open Meeting on May 16, 2019 - News Release

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May 16, 2019 - Speech

Carr Remarks on Accepting Mobile Life Award on May 16, 2019 - Speech

May 16, 2019 - Speech

O'Rielly Remarks Before the ACA Int'l Washington Insights Conference on May 16, 2019 - Speech

May 16, 2019 - News Release

Cmr Rosenworcel Releases Responses Re Sale of Real-Time Location Data on May 16, 2019 - News Release

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May 16, 2019 - Report

Report to Congress on TV Ratings Accuracy and Oversight on May 16, 2019 - Report

May 15, 2019 - Testimony

Commissioner Starks's Testimony Before House Subcommittee on May 15, 2019 - Testimony

May 15, 2019 - Statement

Pai Statement on Executive Order to Protect Communications Networks on May 15, 2019 - Statement

May 15, 2019 - Statement

Carr Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order on May 15, 2019 - Statement

May 15, 2019 - Testimony

Carr Testimony to House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on May 15, 2019 - Testimony

May 15, 2019 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony to House Communications & Tech Subcommittee on May 15, 2019 - Testimony

May 15, 2019 - Testimony

Rosenworcel Stmt. Before Subcommittee On Communications & Technology on May 15, 2019 - Testimony

May 15, 2019 - Speech

Remarks of General Counsel Thomas M. Johnson at the Media Institute on May 15, 2019 - Speech

May 15, 2019 - Testimony

O'Rielly Testimony Before House Accountability and Oversight Hearing on May 15, 2019 - Testimony

May 15, 2019 - Report and Order

FCC Acts to Improve Video Relay Service & Expand Options for Users on May 15, 2019 - Report and Order

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May 15, 2019 - News Release

Chairman Pai Proposes Robocall Blocking by Default on May 15, 2019 - News Release

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May 14, 2019 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at Wi-Fi World Congress 2019 on May 14, 2019 - Speech

May 14, 2019 - Public Notice

Updated 39 GHz Reconfiguration Procedures for Auction 103 on May 14, 2019 - Public Notice

May 14, 2019 - News Release

FCC Approves First Wave of Funding From Connect America Fund Auction on May 14, 2019 - News Release

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May 13, 2019 - News Release

Chairman Pai Announces Another Step in Fight Against Spoofed Robocalls on May 13, 2019 - News Release

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May 13, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Network Resiliency Webinar for Small & Rural Providers on May 13, 2019 - Public Notice

May 13, 2019 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Moves to Open Airwaves for Mobile Services in 1675-1680 MHz Band on May 13, 2019 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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Articles of Interest 

FCC issues 5G spectrum warning

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai revealed there are some members of the federal government who believe 5G deployments...

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Pinterest Insider Reveals Company Censors Bible Verses, Christian Terms

The whistleblower website Project Veritas is reporting the social media website Pinterest has been banning Bible verses and...

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Third Circuit, Again, Hears Argument in Challenge to FCC Broadcast Dereg

FCC media ownership deregulation took its latest trip to Philadelphia Tuesday (June 11)...

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Dutch TV drops Christian programming after Palestinian complaints

Proclaiming Justice to the Nations President Laurie Cardoza-Moore – who is also the producer of Focus on Israel...

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FCC Adopts Compromise on Translator Interference

Those services increasingly have been at loggerheads. A drastic jump in the numbers of translators over three decades...

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Despite Court Challenge, FCC Starts Accepting Radio Incubator Applications

As a federal appeals court in Philadelphia heard arguments on Tuesday for blocking portions of the Federal Communication Commission’s new...

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FCC to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls

The Thursday, June 6 decision of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit telephone carriers to block robocalls...

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In New Antitrust Case, RMLC Accuses GMR Of A ‘Shakedown’

The Radio Music License Committee may have had its antitrust lawsuit against Global Music Rights tossed in Philadelphia...

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DOJ To Review ASCAP, BMI Consent Decree

As part of The Department of Justice’s ongoing review of legacy antitrust judgments...

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Scalise, Eshoo Want To Block Retrans Blackouts

The second-ranking House Republican and a key Democrat say they’ll push to end broadcasters’ ability to black out signals...

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Judge denies Facebook's motion to dismiss Cambridge Analytica lawsuit in DC

D.C. Superior Court Judge Fern Flanagan Saddler decided the case could proceed, rejecting arguments...

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Copyright Office to Hill: Let STELAR Expire

In a letter to the chair and ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, the Copyright Office has once again recommended...

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House Judiciary Investigating Big Tech

It took the rising tide of regulatory sentiment toward the edge to get the House Judiciary Committee...

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Christian Refugees Denied Asylum in Sweden for Failing Difficult Theological Quiz

A number of Christian refugees have been denied asylum in Sweden after failing a difficult theology-based quiz...

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FCC reveals winners of US' $2.7bn 5G mmWave auction

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the results of its 24GHz and 28GHz auctions...

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Luis and Andrew Palau to Share the Gospel with Thousands of People Through Festival in Madrid, Spain

At the invitation of hundreds of churches and thousands of Christians in Spain, the Luis Palau Association will share the Good News...

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How Broadcasters Are Using Nielsen Media Impac

A new analytics tool that gives radio access to valuable info it never had before may sound great on paper.

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FCC Preps for Leased Access Do-Over

The FCC has released its agenda for the June 6 public meeting and, as telegraphed by its chairman earlier this month...

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Senate Slates Video Marketplace Hearing

The hearing is described as examining "how television programming and the delivery of video content have evolved over the past decade.

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UN creates day to commemorate victims of religious persecution

The United Nations has established an International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.

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‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film from theaters to churches

After a successful theatrical event, "Kingdom Men Rising," a documentary about biblical manhood...

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Franklin Graham and Christian Leaders from Across the Country Call for Special Day of Prayer for President Donald J. Trump on June 2, 2019

Evangelist Franklin Graham, along with more than 250 Christian leaders from across the United States...

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Media Ownership Rule Changes Are Again Heading For June Courtroom Fight

Even as the Federal Communications Commission moves forward with a fresh quadrennial review...

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US Senate passes anti-robocalling bill

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act 97.

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FCC Opens Door to Next-Gen TV

Looks like the next-gen era in broadcast transmissions will begin May 28.

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Big Broadcasters Weigh in on Radio Ownership Changes

As the comment deadline approaches, the broadcast industry continues to share its concerns and wishes about the future of broadcast radio and television ownership.

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Evangelist Luis Palau Releases New, Deeply Personal Spiritual Memoir Honoring 'Unsung Heroes' of His Life

One of the world's most influential religious leaders, Luis Palau, shares his legacy message and spiritual memoir...

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DOJ & FCC Clear Cumulus Station Sale To EMF

Educational Media Foundation may be a noncommercial broadcaster but its pending $103.5 million deal to buy six stations...

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Apple, Amazon, Google, Pandora Sued For Alleged Pirate Sales

Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Pandora are all named in a lawsuit filed by the estate of Harold Arlen...

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Cumulus’ Next Move: FCC Approval To Become 100% Foreign-Owned

Nearly one year after Cumulus Media emerged from bankruptcy...

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