Federal Communications Commission

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Offers Discounts

Helps qualifying Utah households with internet costs…
May 5, 2021
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September 2017 Map of the Month: ‘Extra Coverage’ in the FCC Form 477 Broadband Maps

Our September map of the month revisits a topic that we explored in October of 2014 — how Utah’s broadband…
September 21, 2017

FCC’s Proposed “Broadband Facts” Labels Aim to Inform Consumer Choices

On March 4th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed new Consumer Broadband Labels in hopes of improving transparency for fixed and…
April 7, 2016

The FCC’s Modernized Lifeline Program Will Subsidize Broadband

The newly updated Lifeline Program will now help low income Americans access high-speed Internet. Voted on by the Federal Communications…
April 4, 2016

President Obama Announces ConnectALL Initiative

Today President Obama called upon all nonprofits, businesses, technology experts, and governments to connect 20 million more Americans to broadband…
March 9, 2016

FCC Chairman Foreshadows New Rate-of-Return Order

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler recently took to the FCC blog to announce that a new order to…
March 3, 2016

FCC Seeks Comments on Including Mobile Broadband in Annual Progress Report

On August 6, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission launched a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment (due by September 8, 2015)…
August 18, 2015

FCC Establishes Bidding Procedures For 2016 Incentive Auction

On August 6, 2015 the Federal Communications Commission adopted the Procedures Public Notice which establishes the bidding procedures for next…
August 12, 2015

FCC Commissioner Pai Announces Proposal to Reform the Universal Service Fund for Rural Providers

“Rural residents have waited long enough,” says Commissioner Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission. In a statement made on June…
July 1, 2015

February 2015 Map of the Month: Utah Outperforming On New FCC Broadband Benchmarks

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced an update to its broadband benchmarks which are now set at 25 Mbps for…
February 27, 2015