Amid rumors, FCC’s Wheeler sets the record straight: He’s leaving
The chairman will step down after Donald Trump's inauguration.
Trying to bridge digital divide, FCC votes to expand Lifeline
The FCC on Thursday voted 3-2 to expand the Lifeline program to allow low-income Americans to qualify for broadband service.
New bill aims to close broadband gap by updating FCC program
A trio of legislators introduced on Monday the Broadband Adoption Act of 2015, which would modernize the FCC's Lifeline program to include broadband services for low-income Americans.
Recharged: Schools, libraries get full $3.9B E-Rate funding
The Federal Communications Commission will be able to honor all the funding requests through its E-Rate program for next school year.
FCC passes new open Internet rules along party lines
The new rules allow the FCC to reclassify broadband as a utility under Title II of the Communications Act. The rules are expected to spur multiple lawsuits.
FCC’s Wheeler: We’re invoking Title II for net neutrality rules
In an op-ed in Wired, Chairman Tom Wheeler says Title II would establish "enforceable, bright-line rules" to protect the Internet from paid prioritization.