Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute (see 47 U.S.C. § 151 and 47 U.S.C. § 154) to regulate interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The FCC works towards six goals in the areas of broadband, competition, the spectrum, the media, public safety and homeland security. The Commission is also in the process of modernizing itself.The FCC was formed by the Communications Act of 1934 to replace the radio regulation functions of the Federal Radio Commission.
Posts about Federal Communications Commission
  • Did the FCC Just Kill the Internet?

    … the FCC just kill the internet? Probably not, but time will tell. If you or your business have legal questions or concerns regarding communications law, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 11 readers -

    … The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) FCC’s Form 477 filing interface, available online at https://apps2.fcc.gov/form477/login.xhtml, is now accepting data as of June 30, 2017. The filing deadline for Form 477 data as of June 30, 2017 is September 1, 2017. Information on how to file Form 477 is available on the FCC’s Form 477 Resources for Filers webpage at www.fcc.gov/form477. Need more information or help filing Form 477? Contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -

    … On March 2, 2016, the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for adopting rules that will enable Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) to continue to use 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum to connect rural Americans with long-distance links. The FCC order relaxes out-of-band…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • FCC Shares Jurisdiction with States for Phone Matter

    … to pay, Core filed a complaint with the PPUC, which ruled in Core’s favor. AT&T then filed suit in federal court seeking an injunction on the ground that the PPUC lacked jurisdiction over ISP-bound traffic because such traffic is the exclusive province of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). After review of the matter, the Third…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 10 readers -
  • How Can I Prove a Driver Was Texting?

    …. will travel approximately one hundred yards during those five seconds which means a driver is distracted, but driving for a distance almost equivalent to the length of a football field.7 The Federal Communications Commission, which compiled the studies conducted by Virginia Tech and the NHTSA, reports that statistical findings show there is a steady…

    Bruning Legal- 14 readers -
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