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7 carriers put on notice by FCC for refusing to block robocalls

The carriers have 14 days to comply.

On Oct 4, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC announces plans for ’20-fold’ increase in rural broadband speeds

The FCC is seeking comment on a new proposal, specifically how the program can be future-proofed.

On May 20, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC to release $313 million to improve rural broadband access

The FCC pledged the broadband built with the funding will stand the test of time.

On Mar 25, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Vice President Kamala Harris and FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel speaking at the White House regarding 10 million homes signing up for an affordable broadband program.

FCC says 10 million homes have now signed up for affordable internet subsidy

Vice President Kamala Harris called the 10 million enrollee milestone a 'historic accomplishment.'

On Feb 15, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel pushes for more broadband competition in apartments, condos

On Feb 9, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

Jessica Rosenworcel, nominee to be Chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), speaks at a hearing

FCC chairwoman tells Republicans she won’t cave on net neutrality

Republicans told Jessica Rosenworcel last year they didn't want net neutrality rules to be restored.

On Jan 5, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

Jessica Rosenworcel smiling into camera.

Senate confirms Jessica Rosenworcel to new term at FCC

'It's the honor of my lifetime to lead the FCC and serve as the first permanent female Chair.'

On Dec 7, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

FCC Chair Nominee Jessica Rosenworcel and FTC Commissioner Nominee Alvaro Bedoya speaking at a recent confirmation hearing.

Biden FCC, FTC picks approved, face full Senate vote

Two of Biden's picks made their way through a Senate committee.

On Dec 1, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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‘A dream team for the future of the internet’: Biden goes big on FCC, signals return of net neutrality

Rosenworcel and Sohn have both been vocal proponents of net neutrality.

On Oct 26, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel.

Senators push for Biden to name Rosenworcel as permanent FCC chair

The senators urged Biden to name her permanent chair 'as quickly as possible.'

On Sep 24, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel testifying before Congress in 2018.

30 Democrats call on Biden to make Jessica Rosenworcel first female FCC chair

The congresswoman touted Rosenworcel's accomplishments and said the time was right to have a woman lead the agency.

On Feb 22, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Joe Biden next to a letter urging him and Congress to quickly confirm the fifth member of the FCC.

Biden faces pressure from tech advocates to nominate final FCC commissioner

The groups say filling out the FCC is critical for the necessary work to get done.

On Jan 29, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Tech Tuesday newsletter: Net neutrality under Biden, Twitter’s adult content problem

Here is a look at tech and politics news from the last week.

On Jan 26, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Jessica Rosenworcel named acting chairwoman of FCC

Rosenworcel has long been a vocal supporter of net neutrality.

On Jan 21, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich