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The FCC Nov 27
The FCC is dedicated to helping U.S. protect themselves and their families against scams targeting VA benefits. For more info on how to protect yourself from these scams, visit:
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The FCC Nov 27
Last week, fined a San Diego telemarketer $9,997,750 for unlawfully spoofed that targeted a state assembly candidate. Details here:
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The FCC Nov 27
Recently, the Commission adopted changes to streamline its satellite licensing process and increase operational flexibility for satellite operators. For more info, visit:
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The FCC Nov 27
At the December 10 Open Meeting, will consider modifying and clarifying the existing rules to promote the deployment of broadcast Internet services as part of the transition to ATSC 3.0. Details here:
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The FCC Nov 27
Last week, approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise the funding structure for Video & IP Relay Services, proposing to require intrastate telecom and VoIP providers to contribute to the TRS Fund in support of these relay services.
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The FCC Nov 25
Wishing everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving! If you’re staying home, you can stay connected with your loved ones at a social distance with text messages, emails, video chats, or phone calls.
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The FCC Nov 25
As you prepare to travel for the holidays, remember no one should text & drive. Read this guide on the dangers of distracted driving:
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The FCC Nov 25
Did you know that some scammers are asking for fake charitable donations using peer-to-peer mobile payment apps? Before donating, please check the charity's website to verify that they accept donations through that app. Details here:
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The FCC Nov 25
ICYMI: The FCC has adopted an order stating that SNR Wireless and Northstar Wireless remain ineligible for ~$3.3 billion in bidding credits they had sought during the AWS-3 auction.
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The FCC Nov 25
At the November Open Meeting, the Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on providing additional downlink spectrum to geostationary orbit fixed-satellite service operations in the 17 GHz band. Details here:
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The FCC Nov 25
Last week, the Commission updated its rules governing the resolution of program carriage disputes between video programming vendors and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs). Details here:
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Stay alert: and Security Summit partners warn taxpayers of a new COVID-related text scam that tricks people into disclosing bank account information under the guise of receiving their Economic Impact Payment. See:
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The FCC Nov 24
Designating 988 as the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline – effective July 2022– reaffirms that services should be easily accessible for all. Read our fact sheet to learn about the timeline & current mental health resources:
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The FCC Nov 24
Replying to @AjitPaiFCC
“With today’s order, we are taking another important step in our ongoing efforts to protect U.S. communications networks from security risks.” Chairman
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The FCC Nov 24
Replying to @FCC
This affirms that the FCC’s Universal Service Fund can’t be used for equipment and services from ZTE. For more info, visit:
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The FCC Nov 24
Today denied a petition for reconsideration of the Bureau’s June 30, 2020 order designating ZTE as a company posing a national security threat to the communications supply chain.
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The FCC Nov 24
On December 2, in the spirit of giving back, the FCC will host a webinar on Virtual Volunteerism: leveraging broadband to match individual volunteers with nonprofit organizations and provide direct services to those in need. Details here:
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The FCC Nov 24
At the November 18 Open Meeting, the Commission adopted new rules for the 5.9 GHz band (5.850-5.925 GHz) to make additional spectrum available for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi while improving automotive safety. Details here:
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The FCC Nov 24
The Atlantic Hurricane Season doesn’t end until November 30. Please review these & for communicating during an emergency:
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The FCC Nov 23
The December 10 Open Meeting is filled with items to make sure our networks are safe and secure. Read Chairman ’s blog on the tentative agenda items:
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