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FCC Report and Order – Location-Based Routing for Wireless 911 Calls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a Report and Order which requires Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS) providers to implement location-based routing (LBR) for wireless 911 voice calls and real-time text (RTT) communications to 911 nationwide. With LBR as implemented under these rules, CMRS providers will use precise location information to route wireless 911 […]

White House Spectrum Strategy

The Biden administration yesterday released its National Spectrum Strategy document, which outlined both the bands as well as plans to “modernize spectrum policy and make the most efficient use possible of this vital national resource” and “expand access to advanced wireless broadband networks and technologies, whether terrestrial-, airspace-, satellite- or space-based, for all Americans.” White […]

FCC Broadband Data Collection Video Tutorials

On April 3, 2023, the FCC’s Broadband Data Task Force released video tutorials to assist providers of mobile broadband service with responding to challenges as part of the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection. According to these videos (links at the bottom) mobile providers will receive email notifications of challenges, to which they must respond or they […]

FCC, NTIA ESTABLISH SPECTRUM COORDINATION INITIATIVE

FCC, NTIA ESTABLISH SPECTRUM COORDINATION INITIATIVE New Actions by Chairwoman and Assistant Secretary Advance U.S. Spectrum Policymaking through Updated Procedures, Closer Coordination, and Information Sharing WASHINGTON, February 15, 2022—The Federal Communications Commission and National Telecommunications and Information Administration today announced a new initiative to improve U.S. government coordination on spectrum management. The Spectrum Coordination Initiative […]

FCC Advances Plan To Stop Most Chinese Equipment Sales

This article comes from Law360, a LexisNexis Company. The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday on a plan that could further restrict the flow of Chinese-made technologies into the U.S., kicking off a rulemaking to examine how the agency can hone its device approval rules “to help keep insecure devices off the market.” Acting FCC Chairwoman […]