Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts

In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfe...

FCC announces 5G airwave auction and $20 billion rural broadband fund

The FCC has announced a spectrum auction and a $20.4 billion rural broadband fund to bolster connectivity across the US. The auction is scheduled to start December 10th, and it will be the largest slice of airwaves the FCC has auctioned for commercia...

House of Representatives passes bill to restore net neutrality

The House of Representatives has passed a bill which would restore net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission repealed in 2017. Representatives approved the bill by 232-190 (with a sole Republican voting in favor), but the legislation...

FCC claims rural broadband access is improving

In a draft of its annual Broadband Deployment report, the Federal Communications Commission says the so-called digital divide is narrowing. Millions more Americans have access to modern broadband connectivity, particularly in rural regions. As such,...

FCC Rules Against Petition to Delay Open Internet


On Friday, May 8, the Federal Communications Commission categorically denied requests to halt any reclassification of Internet service providers as common carriers. The petitioners were industry...