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September 21, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on Internet Governance

September 21, 2016

 - Speech

Commissioner Pai Remarks at CCA's 2016 Annual Convention

September 20, 2016

 - Speech

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks at IBA Conference

September 20, 2016

 - Speech

Commissioner Clyburn Remarks at CCA 2016

September 20, 2016

 - Speech

Chairman Wheeler Remarks at Competitive Carriers Association 2016

September 16, 2016

 - Speech

Comm. O'Rielly Remarks before the Communications Consulting Engineers

September 16, 2016

 - Testimony

Comm. Rosenworcel Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

September 16, 2016

 - Testimony

Commissioner O'Rielly Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

September 15, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Fines Companies $11M For Slamming, Cramming, Deceptive Marketing

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September 15, 2016

 - Testimony

Commissioner Pai Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee

September 15, 2016

 - Public Notice

FCC's CGB Hosts Technology Transitions Info Session

September 15, 2016

 - Testimony

Chairman Wheeler Statement at Senate Commerce Committee Hearing

September 15, 2016

 - Testimony

Statement of Commissioner Clyburn at the Senate Oversight Hearing

September 13, 2016

 - Speech

Commissioner Pai's Digital Empowerment Agenda

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September 12, 2016

 - Public Notice

Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting

September 8, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Set Top Box Order

September 8, 2016

 - News Release

Tentative Agenda for September Open Meeting of the FCC

September 8, 2016

 - Fact Sheet

Chairman Wheeler's Plan to Increase Choice and Innovation in Video

September 8, 2016

 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

Warren Havens on Request for Inspection of Records

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September 8, 2016

 - Speech

Cmr. Rosenworcel on SETDA Broadband Imperative and the Homework Gap

September 8, 2016

 - Letter

Commissioner O'Rielly Letter to Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager, WMATA

September 8, 2016

 - Order

Denial of CTIA Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply Comments

September 7, 2016

 - Letter

Commissioner Pai Letter to Chris Henderson, CEO of USAC

September 7, 2016

 - Speech

FCC Chairman Wheeler at CTIA Super Mobility Show 2016, Las Vegas

September 7, 2016

 - Report and Order

Elimination of UHF Discount

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September 6, 2016

 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Date of September 2016 TFOPA Meeting

August 31, 2016

 - R&O/NPRM

FCC Takes Steps to Address Broadband Access in Alaska

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August 31, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Announces Addition to Senior Technology Staff

August 31, 2016

 - Public Notice

CGB Hosts Technology Transitions Info Session

August 29, 2016

 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Further Details for New NORS Roll-Out

August 26, 2016

 - R&O/NPRM

FCC Review of State Opt-Out Requests from FirstNet, et al.

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August 25, 2016

 - Report and Order

2014 Quadrennial Review of the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules

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August 19, 2016

 - Speech

Chairman Wheeler's Remarks to the Robocall Strike Force

August 19, 2016

 - Speech

Remarks of Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn, Robocall Strike Force

August 19, 2016

 - Public Notice

PSHSB Announces 911 Reliability Certification System Now Open

August 19, 2016

 - Speech

Commissioner Pai Remarks at First FCC Robocall Strike Force Meeting

Space Station Reform Second Reconsideration Order

August 16, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Chairman Announces Staff Change

August 15, 2016

 - News Release

Canadian Pacific to pay $1.2M for Wireless Licensing Violations

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August 15, 2016

 - Speech

Wheeler Remarks at Aspen Institute Communication Policy Conference

August 12, 2016
 - Public Notice

FCC to Host First Meeting of Industry-Led Robocall Strike Force

August 11, 2016
 - Report and Order

Rules and Regulation Implementing the TCPA Act of 1991

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August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Cmr. Rosenworcel Statement on 6th Circuit Municipal Broadband Decision

August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Comm. O'Rielly Statement on 6th Circuit Municipal Broadband Decision

August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Chairman Wheeler Statement on Municipal Broadband Court Decision

August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on 6th Circuit Municipal Broadband Decision

August 9, 2016

 - Order

FCC Releases Inmate Calling Services Order on Reconsideration

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August 9, 2016

 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

Commission Upholds WAJM(FM), Atlantic City, NJ License Renewal

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August 9, 2016

 - Statement

Chairman Wheeler Statement on Signing of Number Portability Contract

August 8, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Signs Agreement to Streamline 5G Infrastructure Deployment

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August 8, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on Agreement on Small Cell Deployments

August 8, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Agreement Facilitating Small Cells

August 8, 2016

 - News Release

AT&T To Pay $7.75 Million For Letting Scammers Bill Consumers

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August 5, 2016

 - Public Notice

Media Bureau Seeks Comment for 18th Video Competition Report

August 5, 2016

 - Report and Order

Hearing Aid Compability Report and Order

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August 5, 2016

 - Report and Order

Permanent National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP)

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August 4, 2016

 - Declaratory Ruling

Blackboard/Edison TCPA Declaratory Ruling

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August 4, 2016

 - FNPRM

Incorporate VRS Interoperability and Portability Standards into Rules

August 4, 2016

 - Notice of Inquiry

FCC Releases Twelfth Broadband Progress Notice of Inquiry

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August 4, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on Copyright Office Set-Top Box Submission

August 4, 2016

 - Public Notice

Application Window for Entry-Level Attorney Honors Program Opens 8/5

August 4, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Adopts Sustainable, Affordable Inmate Calling Rates

August 4, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Charts Course to Comprehensive Hearing Aid Compatibility

August 4, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Makes National Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Permanent

August 4, 2016

 - Sunshine

Deletion of Consent Agenda From August 4, 2016 Open Meeting


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Articles of Interest 

'Our Lives Have Become Miserable': The Indian Christians Ostracised For Their Faith

Christian families in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh have been ostracised by their village because they have refused to renounce their faith.

Posted

Christians 'Hung On A Cross Over Fire', Steamrollered And Crushed To Death In North Korea

Christians in North Korea face rape, torture, enslavement, and being killed for their faith...

Posted

Pro-life Film 'Voiceless' to Get Advance Screening in Front of the U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- After initially denying Church on the Hill and Movie to Movement's request to preview the groundbreaking new film "Voiceless" in front of the Supreme Court...

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Getting to the Bottom of Obama's Bathroom Guidance

When President Barack Obama's Department of Education issued its now famous bathroom guidance to every public school system in America, Sen. James Lankford wondered how the administration...

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Pai Pushes for New FM Class C4

Commissioner Ajit Pai says the FCC should get more serious about exploring the idea of creating a new FM allocation called Class C4.

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Sen. Thune slams Dems for protecting Internet transition

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) hammered Democrats on Thursday for refusing to allow a provision in the government funding bill to stop the Obama administration from ceding oversight...

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Spending bill doesn't include Cruz internet fight

A push by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to block the Obama administration from handing over management of the internet is not part of a short-term spending bill backed by Senate GOP leadership.

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Yahoo announces major data breach

Yahoo on Thursday confirmed a large-scale data breach in which 500 million accounts have been compromised in what it believes was a state-sponsored hack.

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Set-Tops: NAB Advises FCC To Stay Out of Licensing

National Association of Broadcasters President Gordon Smith dialed up FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to tell her about his problems with FCC's set-top box proposal.

Posted

Set-Tops: Studios Don't Want FCC Anywhere Near App Contracts

Hollywood still has problems with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's set-top box plan a week before a planned vote on the proposal Sept. 29.

Posted

Facebook Overestimated Key Video Metric for Two Years

Big ad buyers and marketers are upset with Facebook Inc. after learning the tech giant vastly overestimated average viewing time for video ads on its platform for two years...

Posted

Exposé: College efforts, and funding, to destroy Israel

"Boycott THIS!" (see trailer below) was produced by Laurie Cardoza-Moore, president of Nashville-based Proclaiming Justice to the Nations.

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Germany Pushes to Ban FM Radio Sales Post 2019

FM-only radio receivers could be taken off the shelves entirely in Germany after 2019, if the Culture Committee of the Federal Council’s...

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WTGN celebrates 50 years of Christian broadcasting

Three hundred thousand prayers. Scott Young has done the math, and by his calculations the staff at WTGN radio has received...

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Pakistan: Drunk Muslims beat up Christians in their own homes

Seven Christians were injured and five hospitalised in Pakistan after they were attacked in their own homes with metal bars by a mob of angry Muslims.

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Mixed response to BMI's 100% licensing court victory

Last week's judgement by US rate court Judge Louis L. Stanton to overturn the US Department of Justice decision to...

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Friday: Subcommittee Hearing on 'The Ultimate Civil Right: Examining the Hyde Amendment and the Born Alive Infants Protection Act'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Subcommittee Chairman Trent Franks released the following statement in advance of the Constitution Subcommittee Hearing set for Friday, September 23...

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Internet companies dominate tech lobbying

Internet firms have dominated tech lobbying this year, outpacing legacy tech companies like Microsoft and Oracle, according to an analysis of disclosure records...

Posted

Germany Pushes to Ban FM Radio Sales Post 2019

FM-only radio receivers could be taken off the shelves entirely in Germany after 2019...

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AFL-CIO Lays Into FCC Set-Top Plan

The AFL-CIO is putting its entire weight up against the FCC's set-top revamp proposal...

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NAB to FCC: ATSC 3.0 Is Next Competition Driver

Over-the-Air broadcasting is growing thanks to cord-cutters, and is well-positioned to compete against a host of rivals...

Posted

Artist Banned from Publically Disagreeing with Gay Marriage

The government in Colorado is forbidding a Colorado artist to dissent from the government's definition of marriage.

Posted

America's Spiritual Leaders Cry Out to God at 'The Gathering'

Top Christian leaders from across the country will join together in prayer Wednesday to fervently pray for America to return to God.

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Nigerian Christians Fight Rampant Cult Killings with Spiritual Weapons

Nigerian Christians fasted and prayed for three days last week to stop rampant cultism among young people.

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Senate Commerce Committee Holding FTC Oversight Hearing

The Senate Commerce Committee has scheduled a Federal Trade Commission oversight hearing.

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FCC Could Boost Reverse Auction Round Total

The reverse portion of the FCC's incentive auction moved into its second week Tuesday as the FCC tries to get a bid dollar total for 114 MHz of spectrum...

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Franklin Graham's Gripping Documentary 'Facing Darkness' Pits Faith Against Fear

FACING DARKNESS—a new documentary from Samaritan's Purse and Executive Producer Franklin Graham—brings to vivid life...

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The Canadian Government Has Funded a Notorious Censorship Company for a Decade

While Justin Trudeau is busy promoting the image of a newly enlightened Canada on the world stage, a company headquartered in...

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First ever office to address Christian persecution opens in Hungary

Hungary’s new office will have a starting budget of US$3.35 million. Minister Balog said it is of the "utmost importance"...

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AT&T to trial wireless over power lines

AT&T said it is preparing for field trials of a wireless technology that will be easier to deploy than fiber...

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