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July 24, 2014 - Memorandum Opinion And Order

Allbritton Communications Co. to Sinclair Television Group, Inc.

- Pai Statement

- William Lake Statement

July 24, 2014 - Public Notice

Chairman Wheeler Announces Stolen Mobile Device Working Group Members

July 24, 2014 - Speech

Commissioner Pai Remarks Before the Internet Innovation Alliance

July 23, 2014 - Order

Commission Grants Grain Management Waiver of Section 1.2110(b)(3)

- Pai Statement

- O'Rielly Statement

July 23, 2014 - Report And Order

FCC Releases E-rate Modernization Order

- News Release

- Fact Sheet

- Wheeler Statement

- Clyburn Statement

- Rosenworcel Statement

- Pai Statement

- O'Rielly Statement

July 23, 2014 - Public Notice

FCC to ISPs: Inaccurate Disclosures Violate Transparency Rule

- Wheeler Statement

- Enforcement Bureau Acting Chief Statement

- Consumer Guide

July 18, 2014 - Statement

Statement By Chairman Wheeler on Open Internet Comments

July 18, 2014 - Statement

Comm. Pai Statement - Pulling AWS-3 Item from Commission Consideration

July 18, 2014 - Public Notice

Joint Public Notice Announcing AWS-3 Coordination Details

July 18, 2014 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For August Open Meeting

July 17, 2014 - Speech

Remarks of PSHSB Chief to NARUC on Preserving 911 Accountability

July 16, 2014 - Memorandum Opinion And Order

Commission Review Of DSNP V. Armstrong Arbitration

- Pai Statement

- O'Rielly Statement

July 16, 2014 - News Release

Assist 123 To Pay $1.3M To Resolve Wireless Cramming Investigation

- Order/Consent Decree

July 15, 2014 - Memorandum Opinion And Order

FCC Names Tentative Selectees Of FM Translator Application Groups

- Appendix

July 15, 2014 - Public Notice

Open Internet Comments Timely Filed If Filed by July 18, 2014

July 15, 2014 - Statement

FCC Extends Open Internet Comment Period Until Friday, July 18

July 14, 2014 - News Release

FCC to Fine Optic $7.62M for Cramming, Slamming, and False Recordings

- NAL

July 14, 2014 - News Release

FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces Universal Service Fund Strike Force

July 11, 2014 - News Release

FCC Requires Closed Captioning Of IP-Delivered Video Clips

- Order

- Wheeler Statement

- Clyburn Statement

- Rosenworcel Statement

- Pai Statement

- O'Rielly Statement

July 11, 2014 - News Release

FCC Modernizes E-rate To Expand Robust Wi-Fi in Schools and Libraries

- Fact Sheet

- Wheeler Statement

- Clyburn Statement

- Rosenworcel Statement

- Pai Statement

- O'Rielly Statement

July 11, 2014 - News Release

FCC Launches Rural Broadband Expansion Experiments

- Order

- Wheeler Statement

- Clyburn Statement

- Rosenworcel Statement

- Pai Statement

- O'Rielly Statement

July 10, 2014 - Statement

Commissioners O'Rielly and Rosenworcel Joint Statement on E-labeling

July 10, 2014 - News Release

FCC Holding Workshop on Accessibility and Social Media

July 10, 2014 - Public Notice

Pleading Cycle Set For Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter Transactions

July 10, 2014 - News Release

Commissioner Pai Releases Financial Projections for E-Rate Proposal

July 9, 2014 - Speech

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn at the FCC’s Inmate Calling Workshop

July 9, 2014 - News Release

Enforcement Bureau Adds Decorated Prosecutor to its Leadership Team

July 8, 2014 - Public Notice

Eleanor Holmes Norton To Address Inmate Calling Workshop

July 8, 2014 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on the Breakdown of E-Rate Negotiations

July 7, 2014 - Public Notice

Inmate Calling Services Workshop

July 7, 2014 - Forfeiture Order

FCC Issues $2.25 Million Forfeiture Against TV Max

July 7, 2014 - News Release

Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter and AT&T-Directv Transactions

July 3, 2014 - Sunshine

FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting, July 11, 2014

July 3, 2014 - Advisory

Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Device from Theft

- Spanish Translation of Tips

July 1, 2014 - News Release

FCC Investigates Cramming Complaints Against T-Mobile

July 1, 2014 - News Release

Modernizing E-Rate: Providing 21st Century Wi-Fi in Schools, Libraries

- Report

June 30, 2014 - Public Notice

CGB Seeks Comment On Termination of Certain Proceedings as Dormant

- DA-14-897A2

June 27, 2014 - Public Notice

Further Details on Agenda for July 9 Inmate Calling Services Workshop

June 27, 2014 - Sunshine

Waiver of Sunshine Prohibitions for Items on July 11 Open Meeting

June 27, 2014 - Order

Extension Of Comment And Reply Deadlines - 2014 Quadrennial Review

June 27, 2014 - Report

Report On Ownership Of Commercial Broadcast Stations

- 2014 Ownership Report Data

June 26, 2014 - Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking

Review of the Emergency Alert System

June 25, 2014 - News Release

FCC Releases New Internet Access and Local Telephone Services Data

- Local Telephone Competition Report

- Internet Access Services Report

June 24, 2014 - Public Notice

TAC Seeks Members for Mobile Device Theft Prevention Working Group

June 24, 2014 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement On Ongoing Inquiry Into 911 Calls

June 24, 2014 - Statement

Commissioners Pai and O'Rielly Statement on FCC's New JSA Policy


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FCC Commissioners: FCC Needs To Review Designated Entity Rules

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Pastor Saeed Abedini visits with mother, John Kerry calls for his release from Iran

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Virginia’s Ban on Gay Marriage Is Unconstitutional, Court Rules

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Saeed Abedini enjoys rare time of prayer and fellowship with family in prison

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God is with us in our dark nights, says imprisoned Iranian pastor

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Sudanese Christian Mother Meriam Ibrahim to Arrive in New Hampshire This Week

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ATVA Slams Sinclair Retrans Story

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