Federal Communications Commission

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, the seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seen before an FCC meeting to vote on net neutrality in Washington. The Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump’s lame-duck nominee, Nathan Simington, on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, to become a member of the Federal Communications Commission. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

FCC launches its Space Bureau

In today’s Federal Newscast: Lawmakers try to strengthen a law designed to stop illegal opioids from coming through the mail. OMB is close to finalizing…

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Biden administration’s cyber regulatory plan comes into focus

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A former Commerce official on the internet policy work yet to be done

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Partnership for Public Service

Sammies finalist helped design lucrative spectrum auction process for FCC

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AP/Manu FernandezFILE - This Feb. 25, 2019 file photo shows a banner of the 5G network is displayed during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain.  The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks, and will spend $20 billion for rural internet.  5G will mean faster wireless speeds and has implications for technologies like self-driving cars and augmented reality.   The Federal Communications Commission said Friday, April 12,  that it would hold the largest auction in U.S. history, of 3,400 megahertz, to boost wireless companies’ networks.  (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

NTIA, FCC need updated spectrum agreements for 5G, GAO says

Two agencies that have say-so over the allocation of spectrum generally cooperate, but their agreements are 20 years old. And with the advent of 5G, it…

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JEDI, Pentagon, cloud computing

DoD sets deadline for other providers to get in on new cloud project

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon is giving other cloud service providers a chance to participate in new contract after it cancelled the JEDI Cloud…

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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, logos of Huawei are displayed at its retail shop window with the reflection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing. A committee of lawmakers on Thursday Oct. 8, 2020, is urging the British government to consider banning Chinese technology giant Huawei from the country's next-generation mobile phone networks two years earlier than planned. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

FCC explores ‘additional consequences’ for banned IT vendors to secure supply chains

The Federal Communications Commission is taking further steps to prohibit blacklisted Chinese IT vendors from doing business with U.S. telecommunications providers.

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