Updated 07/29/21 – FCC “Letters Sent” Potentially Previously Supported Blocks CNS continues to do great work by taking FCC data and putting it into easy-to-use interactive maps. The screen capture below from their map indicates that the FCC seems to have received and acted on the message that many of the Silicon Valley RDOF locations […]
Following today’s expected [1.] resignation of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, Washington insiders believe that President-elect Joe Biden will probably pick Democrat commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel [2.] to head the FCC. Rosenworcel has won confirmation twice, which will be helpful if Republicans retain control of the Senate. Note 1. FCC Chairmen typically exit the […]
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and his colleague, Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, both addressed the recent 26th Annual ACA Summit in Washington, D.C. Both of their remarks celebrated the investment in, and deployment of, broadband infrastructure in rural areas by small providers. They also discussed how regulatory costs can fall upon small businesses in a […]
Key Topics Addressed by Leading Policymakers at ACA Summit in D.C. Retransmission consent was of course a major issue covered at the 26th Annual ACA Summit in Washington, D.C. March 19 – 21. Over 350 service providers, vendors, and other industry stakeholders participated. At the opening session on March 20, ACA President Matt Polka kicked […]
No one can seemingly escape those annoying robocalls, not even the Chair of the FCC, Ajit Pai. In the above interview, Pai indicates that robocalls are his agency’s top consumer protection priority as indicated by the record fines levied against violators (e.g. this $120M fine).