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Everyone’s mad the Emergency Alert System test came two minutes early

Despite warning, it still shocked people.

On Oct 4, 2023 by David Covucci

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FCC to officially begin effort to reinstate net neutrality

The process could take some time, however.

On Sep 26, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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With the FCC finally fully staffed, advocates say the agency ‘can’t afford to waste a single second’ 

'We’ve waited more than two-and-a-half years to get here.'

On Sep 15, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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Senate confirms Anna Gomez—fully staffing Biden’s FCC for the first time

Anna Gomez's confirmation gives Democrats a 3-2 lead on the FCC panel.

On Sep 7, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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More than 20 million people have signed up for the FCC’s broadband discount program

There is still a large gap between those who have access to affordable high-speed internet and those who do not.

On Aug 20, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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The FCC wants you tell them how much you hate data caps 

The FCC is urging the public to fill out a 'Data Caps Experience Form.'

On Jun 25, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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Biden launches ‘Online for All’ campaign to target 20 million missing out on internet discount

Almost half of eligible Americans aren't taking advantage of the Affordable Connectivity Program.

On Jun 14, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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FCC officially fines Jacob Wohl $5 million for robocall scheme

If Wohl doesn't pay, it will be passed along to the Justice Department.

On Jun 6, 2023 by David Covucci

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After blocking a progressive reformer, big telecom seems thrilled Biden’s new FCC pick is a safe choice

It isn't bold, but it will probably succeed.

On May 23, 2023 by Karl Bode

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17 million households have signed up for the FCC’s affordable broadband program

The agency said it has made 'a series of enhancements' to help people sign up for the program.

On Apr 12, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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The FCC is trying to boost awareness about its affordable broadband program

In addition, the FCC said it will make the online application process easier. 

On Mar 19, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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EXCLUSIVE: How 3 Democrats’ last-minute dealings killed Gigi Sohn’s FCC nomination for good

Sohn's officially withdrew her nomination yesterday.

On Mar 8, 2023 by Karl Bode

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Gigi Sohn withdraws FCC nomination, calls attacks ‘absurd caricature of blatant lies’

The longtime broadband advocate said she faced 'unrelenting, dishonest, and cruel attacks' during her nomination process.

On Mar 7, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Comments flood in as FCC seeks to fight digital discrimination and broadband disparities 

More than 700 comments from various organizations came in.

On Feb 26, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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Big telecom called out for attacks and delay of Biden’s FCC nominee

'This position remains vacant because the companies that are lawfully subject to oversight by the FCC don't want a watchdog.'

On Feb 19, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich