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FCC Releases 20th Wireless Competition Report

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

The Federal Communications Commission approved its 20th Annual Mobile Wireless Competition Report.

FCC to Examine 911 Capabilities of Enterprise Communications Systems

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

The Federal Communications Commission began an examination of the 911 calling capabilities of enterprise communications systems, which serve many office buildings, educational campuses, and hotels.

FCC Updates Rules to Facilitate Non-Geostationary Satellite Systems

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

The Federal Communications Commission adopted an updated regulatory framework to facilitate the delivery of broadband services through satellite constellations.

FCC Proposes to Ease Hearing Aid Compatibility Reporting Regulations for Small Wireless Carriers

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

The Federal Communications Commission proposed revisions to its wireless hearing aid compatibility (HAC) reporting rules to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens, particularly for non-nationwide service providers.

FCC Seeks Comment on Modernizing Toll Free Numbering System

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to modernize the way it distributes toll free numbers, including popular numbers in the new 833 toll free area code.

FCC Proposes to Eliminate Requirement to Keep Hard Copies of FCC Rules

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States

The Federal Communications Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to eliminate rules requiring certain broadcast and cable entities to keep paper copies of FCC rules.

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