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More about the FCC

Read the Proposed FCC Policy Change Here:

More about the FCC

The FCC regulates interstate and international communications by television, radio, cable, wire and satellite. They are an independent US government agency overseen by Congress and they are responsible for implementing and enforcing America’s communications law and regulations.

Most FCC rules are adopted by a process known as “notice and comment” rulemaking. The FCC gives the public notice that it is considering adopting or modifying rules on a particular subject and seeks the public’s comment. The Commission then considers the comments received in developing final rules.

The FCC’s strategic goals are:

  1. Promoting economic growth and national leadership
  2. Protecting public interest goals
  3. Making networks work for everyone and
  4. Promoting operational excellence. Part of the fourth goal is to “best serve the public interest”.

Read more information on the Policy Change (including deadlines) here: