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January 15, 2021 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks to American Enterprise Institute

January 15, 2021 - News Release

First Phase of Record-Breaking 5G Spectrum Auction Concludes

January 15, 2021 - News Release

FCC Releases Paper on TV News and Market Size

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January 14, 2021 - Speech

Pai Remarks on the Future of American Spectrum Policy

January 14, 2021 - FNPRM

Call Authentication Trust Anchor Second Further Notice

January 14, 2021 - Order

Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Delegations of Authority

January 14, 2021 - News Release

FCC Announces 29 More Tribal Spectrum Applications Accepted for Filing

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January 14, 2021 - News Release

FCC Fines Robocaller Nearly $10 Million for Malicious Spoofing

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January 14, 2021 - Forfeiture Order

Cumulus Fined $233K for Violating Sponsorship ID Rules, Consent Decree

January 13, 2021 - News Release

FCC Seeks Comment on Procedures for 2.5 GHz Auction

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January 13, 2021 - Statement

Remarks of Comm'r Jessica Rosenworcel at January 2021 Open Meeting

January 13, 2021 - News Release

FCC Reviews Accomplishments of OCBO, OMD, and OGC Teams

January 13, 2021 - Public Notice

FCC Releases Speakers' Bios for January 15, 2021 Virtual Summit

January 13, 2021 - News Release

FCC Hears from Consumer, Enforcement, and Public Safety Teams

January 13, 2021 - News Release

FCC Reviews Accomplishments of Media and Incentive Auction Teams

January 13, 2021 - News Release

FCC Hears Reports from Wireline and Rural Broadband Auctions Teams

January 13, 2021 - News Release

FCC Reviews Accomplishments of WTB, IB, OET, and OEA Teams

January 12, 2021 - Sunshine

Deletion Notice of items for January 13, 2021 Open Meeting

January 12, 2021 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks on Closing the Digital Divide

January 12, 2021 - News Release

What They're Saying: FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction

January 11, 2021 - Public Notice

FCC Asks How to Incent Use of Hospital Anti-Robocall Best Practices

January 11, 2021 - Order on Reconsideration

Wireless E911 Location Accuracy Reconsideration Order

January 11, 2021 - Public Notice

OET Seeks Info on 6 GHz U-NII Client-to-Client Device Communications

January 11, 2021 - Public Notice

WRC Advisory Committee Meetings of IWG-1, IWG-2, IWG-3 and IWG-4

January 8, 2021 - Speech

Remarks of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to The Free State Foundation

January 7, 2021 - Statement

Carr Supports Action for Apparent Educational Service Abuses

January 7, 2021 - News Release

FCC Proposes Over $47 Million in Fines on EBS Spectrum Licensees

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January 7, 2021 - Statement

Simington Condemns Capitol Violence, Urges Peaceful Transition

January 7, 2021 - Report and Order

FCC Modernizes Siting Rule for Small Hub and Relay Wireless Antennas

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January 7, 2021 - Advisory

Enforcement Bureau Reminds EAS Participants of Compliance Obligations

January 6, 2021 - Sunshine

FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Wednesday, January 13, 2021

January 6, 2021 - Statement

Comm'r Rosenworcel Statement on COVID-19 Telehealth Public Notice

January 6, 2021 - Statement

Carr Welcomes Launch of Round 2 of FCC's COVID-19 Telehealth Program

January 6, 2021 - News Release

FCC Seeks Input on Next Round of COVID-19 Telehealth Program

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January 5, 2021 - Speech

Chairman Pai to the Center for Strategic and International Studies

January 4, 2021 - News Release

Commissioner Starks on Emergency Broadband Benefit Public Notice

January 4, 2021 - Statement

Comm'r Rosenworcel Stmt on Emergency Broadband Benefit Public Notice

January 4, 2021 - News Release

FCC Seeks Comment on New Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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December 31, 2020 - Report

FCC Releases 2020 Communications Marketplace Report

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December 30, 2020 - Public Notice

Standard Questions For Applications Referred To Executive Branch

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December 30, 2020 - Order

FCC Names 3 Members to Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service

December 30, 2020 - News Release

FCC Further Limits Robocalls, Tasks Telcos With Blocking Illegal Calls

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December 30, 2020 - News Release

FCC Grants Additional 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window Licenses

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December 29, 2020 - Report and Order

Amendment of the Schedule of Application Fees

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December 29, 2020 - News Release

Commissioner Nathan Simington Appoints Advisors

December 29, 2020 - Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet on Proposed 12 GHz Band NPRM

December 28, 2020 - News Release

Carr Welcomes Action on Connected Care Pilot Program

December 23, 2020 - Report

FCC Submits TRACED Act Annual Report 2020 to Congress

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December 23, 2020 - News Release

FCC Settles with IBM in NYC and El Paso E-Rate Program Investigations

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December 23, 2020 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for January Open Meeting

December 22, 2020 - Public Notice

Extension of Deadlines Falling on Dec. 24 Federal Holiday

December 22, 2020 - Statement

Starks Applauds Broadband Funding in COVID-19 Relief Legislation

December 21, 2020 - Statement

Comm'r Rosenworcel Statement on Coronavirus Legislation

December 21, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Applauds Coronavirus Legislation

December 18, 2020 - News Release

Pai Joins Orleans Parish's Call for Businesses to Support 911 Services

December 18, 2020 - News Release

FCC Denies Permanent, Grants Temporary WWOR/NY Post Waiver

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December 17, 2020 - Order on Reconsideration

FCC Resolves 2.5 GHz Petitions for Reconsideration

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December 17, 2020 - News Release

Enforcement Bureau Warns Property Managers That Tolerate Pirate Radio

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December 16, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC to Host Tribal Webinar for Wireless Spectrum Licensees on Jan. 7

December 16, 2020 - Public Notice

ACDDE to Host January 15, 2021 Tech Employment Virtual Summit

December 16, 2020 - News Release

Pai Welcomes Efforts to Improve Wireless Emergency Alert Geo-Targeting

December 15, 2020 - News Release

Paper Shows Positive Impacts of Rural Broadband on Farm Productivity

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December 15, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks to the Media Institute

December 15, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai at the FCC Quantum Internet Forum

December 14, 2020 - Order

FCC Launches Proceeding on Revoking China Telecom's Authorizations

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December 14, 2020 - Order/Consent Decree

CenturyLink Settles for $500K to Resolve December 2018 911 Outage

December 14, 2020 - News Release

Hospital Robocall Protection Group Issues Best Practices

December 14, 2020 - News Release

FCC Rules Government Contractors Need Consent Before Robocalling

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December 11, 2020 - Public Notice

WRC Advisory Committee Schedules 3rd Meeting for February 23, 2021

December 11, 2020 - News Release

InnoCaption Certified for Fully Automatic IP Captioned Phone Service

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December 11, 2020 - Report and Order

FCC Adopts Rules to Secure Communications Networks and Supply Chain

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December 11, 2020 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

FCC Affirms Designation of Huawei as National Security Threat

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December 10, 2020 - News Release

FCC Proposes Rules to Expedite Release of New Devices and Technologies

December 10, 2020 - News Release

FCC Affirms Designation of Huawei as National Security Threat

December 10, 2020 - News Release

FCC Adopts Rules to Secure Communications Networks and Supply Chain

December 10, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks to India Mobile Congress 2020

December 9, 2020 - Speech

Commissioner Starks at MMTC Digital Equity & 35th Anniversary Kickoff

December 9, 2020 - Sunshine

Deletion of Items from December 10, 2020 Open Meeting

December 9, 2020 - Speech

Carr Keynote Remarks at India Mobile Congress 2020

December 9, 2020 - Fact Sheet

What They're Saying About the FCC's Equipment Authorization Proposal

December 9, 2020 - Statement

Commissioner Starks On The Confirmation Of Nathan Simington

December 8, 2020 - Statement

Cmm'r Rosenworcel on Confirmation of Nathan Simington

December 8, 2020 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Simington Confirmation

December 8, 2020 - Statement

Carr Congratulates Nathan Simington on Senate Confirmation

December 8, 2020 - Report and Order

FCC Closes Vacant Channels Proceeding

December 8, 2020 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Online Tip Portal to Combat Robocallers

December 8, 2020 - News Release

FCC Issues Annual Report On State 911 Fees

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December 8, 2020 - Speech

Pai Remarks to International Institute of Communications

December 8, 2020 - Report

FCC Releases Status Report on Reassigned Numbers Database

December 8, 2020 - Statement

FCC Begins Major 5G Spectrum Auction

December 8, 2020 - Speech

Pai Remarks to International Telecommunication Union Webinar

December 7, 2020 - Statement

Chairman Pai on FCC Authorization of First 6 GHz Wi-Fi Device

December 7, 2020 - News Release

FCC Auction to Bring Broadband to Over 10 Million Rural Americans

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December 7, 2020 - Fact Sheet

What They're Saying About the FCC's Rural Tribal Priority Window

November 19, 2020 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December Open Meeting

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November 19, 2020 - Report and Order

FCC Streamlines Licensing Rules For Many Satellite Operators

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November 19, 2020 - Speech

Starks Keynote Remarks at Rainbow PUSH Coalition Symposium

November 19, 2020 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Allowing Satellite Downlinks in the 17 GHz Band

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November 19, 2020 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

FCC Denies C-Band Application for Review

Articles of Interest 

Mexican President Compares Social Media Censorship to Spanish Inquisition

Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies...

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Jerusalem Gives Preliminary Approval to Build New US Embassy

Jerusalem municipal authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval for the construction of a new US embassy.

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Free Speech Experiences Technical Difficulties

On Jan. 8, Google and Apple announced the removal of Twitter competitor Parler from their app stores.

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Commerce Department Issues Interim Rule to Secure Communications Supply Chain

The Department of Commerce has issued an interim rule for securing the Information and Communications...

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As He Nears Exit, Ajit Pai Reflects On FCC’s Radio Legacy During His Term

In less than a week one of the most radio-focused chairs of the Federal Communications Commission will depart...

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Rep. Nunes Calls for Racketeering Investigation Into Big Tech Following Parler Ban

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., says Amazon, Apple and Google's suspension of Parler is 'clearly a violation' of antitrust...

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FL Gov. DeSantis Fights Back Against Big Tech Censorship of Free Speech

Florida's Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is reportedly doing his part to fight back for conservative free speech...

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FCC Advances 12 GHz Item

Various groups had called on the FCC to look at opening up that 500 MHz for shared use.

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WARNING: H.R.1 is the Building Block for a 'Blue' Nation

Rob Chambers, vice president of AFA Action, explains that H.R.1 – if passed – would federalize and micromanage elections at the state level.

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Sudan Officially Signs Peace Deal with Israel

Sudan has joined a list of other Middle Eastern countries to sign a peace deal with Israel.

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Political Involvement is in the People's Best Interest

Rob Chambers, vice president of AFA Action, says these solid conservatives must step up to the plate and run for office.

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Christian Families Banned from Worship in One Indian State as Persecution Worsens

Christians in India are facing more persecution as the Indian government...

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YouTube Suspends Trump’s Channel for at Least Seven Days

YouTube said Trump will be unable to upload videos to his account for a minimum of seven days.

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Supreme Court Hears Case Over Christian Student Silenced From Sharing Faith at GA College Campus

Chike Uzuegbunam was a junior at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) in Lawrenceville, GA, during the summer of 2016.

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ADF Facing Off Against Abortion Groups in NC Case

Attorneys for Alliance Defending Freedom have filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit on behalf...

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Hybrid Radio and the Royalties Question

In the United States, radio broadcasters that stream their content on the internet or mobile apps must...

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Ajit Pai Says He Is Leaving FCC Better Than He Found It

In a virtual address to the Free State Foundation, Pai took something of a victory lap...

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USCIRF Chair: Biden Admin. Will Be 'Just as Strong' on Religious Freedom as Trump Was

Gayle Manchin, the wife of Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and who has served with the congressionally mandated commission...

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FCC Sets Deadline for Geo-Targeting Comments

The commission proposes to let FM broadcasters use FM booster stations to air geo-targeted content independent...

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CNN Ramps Up Pressure To Censor Conservative News Networks Calling Cable Providers to Shut Them Down

Following Big Tech’s censorship of President Donald Trump in his last days of office, CNN’s media reporter Oliver Darcy has...

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Copyright Royalty Board Announces SoundExchange Audits of Royalty Payments for Webcasters

The Copyright Royalty Board today published a Federal Register notice announcing that SoundExchange was auditing a number of...

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FCC Issues an EAS Enforcement Advisory

The Federal Communications Commission is reminding U.S. broadcasters and other EAS participants of their obligation...

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Copyright Office Begins Review of Changes in Satellite Television Statutory License for Carriage of Local Television Stations

A Notice of Inquiry from the Copyright Office was published today in the Federal Register...

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Trump Issues Order Banning Transactions With 8 Chinese Apps

The order, which goes into effect in 45 days, prohibits transactions with...

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EMF Picks UP AM/FM in Virginia

Educational Media Foundation is purchasing WFLO AM and FM in Farmville, VA from Colonial Broadcasting...

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Google Employees Form Labor Union in United States

The group’s formation builds on unprecedented protests by Google workers in recent years.

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Samaritan's Purse to Open a North Carolina Field Hospital for COVID-19 Patients

North Carolina has seen a spike in coronavirus cases this month.

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Is 'Faithful America' the Voice of Christians? Then Why Do They Keep Trying to Force Christians Off the Air?

The group 'Faithful America' claims to have "Fought Hobby Lobby," "Convinced Google to Drop World Vision...

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House Dems Draft 'Gender-Neutral' Rules Package That Changes 'Father, Mother' to 'Parent'

The package introduced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. James McGovern Friday revealed a resolution package...

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DOJ Decision on Consent Decrees Could Greet Radio in New Year

The Department of Justice could issue its report and recommendations for the consent decrees...

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