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FCC Chairman
William E. Kennard

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“We are standing at the threshold of a new century, a century that promises to be as revolutionary in the technology that affects our daily lives and the future of our country as the inventions that so profoundly shaped the past 100 years. More...
See also: Agenda 2000

FCC Commissioners:

  Susan Ness

  Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth

  Michael K. Powell

  Gloria Tristani

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- H e a d l i n e s -

  • Statement Chairman Kennard on the Memorandum of Understanding Between America Online and Time Warner Regarding Non-Discriminatory Access for ISPs to its Cable Networks. 2/29/2000

  • "Wire Less Is More" Chairman Kennard's Address to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association. 2/28/2000

  • Chairman Kennard's Statement on Calls Proposal. 2/25/2000

  • Agenda Released for March 1 Public Forum on FCC Merger Applications Review Process. 2/25/2000

  • Common Carrier Bureau Seeks Comment on SBC's Request for Interpretation, Waiver, or Modification of the SBC/Ameritech Merger Conditions. 2/25/2000

  • Chairman Kennard's Statement: Industry Agreement Will Jump Start Digital Television. 2/23/2000

  • Commissioner Ness' Statement Praising CEA/NCTA Interoperability Agreements and Supporting NPRM on Remaining Issues. 2/23/2000

  • Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Seeks Comment on AT&T; Wireless Services, Inc. 2/22/2000

  • Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans. [ Word | Text | Attachment ] 2/22/2000

  • FCC Revises Telecommunications Relay Service Rules to Improve Access To Telephone Service For People With Hearing And Speech Disabilities. [ News Release and Statements ] 2/17/2000

  • Federal Communications Commission Issues Inquiry For Its Second Report On Advanced Telecommunications Capability. 2/17/2000

  • Commissioner Furchtgott-Roth and Bruce A. Franca Deputy Chief, OET, Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection On the A Review of the FCC�s Spectrum Management Responsibilities in Addition to H.R. 3439, the �Radio Broadcasting Preservation Act. 2/17/2000

  • Commissioner Ness Pledges Support for Ensuring High-Quality Rural Telecommunications in Speech to National Telephone Cooperative Association. [ News Release | Commissioner Ness' Speech] 2/15/2000


  • Low Power FM Radio ServiceLow Power
    FM Radio

    The FCC recently adopted rules creating a new, noncommercial low power FM radio (LPFM) service. The new service will consist of stations with maximum power levels of 10 watts - reaching an area with a radius of between 1 and 2 miles - and 100 watts - reaching an area with a radius of approximately 3 � miles.

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    Rural InitiativesRural

    This year, the FCC has taken numerous steps to bring advanced & improved services to rural areas.

    Broadband Internet AccessBroadband

    The FCC is vigilantly monitoring the rollout of broadband access and encouraging competition in this market.

    A New FCC for the 21st CenturyA New FCC
    for the
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    The FCC's five-year Strategic Plan for deregulating.

    Disabilities Issues Task ForceDisabilities Issues
    Task Force

    The FCC has an obligation to ensure that telecommunications are accessible and usable to the 54 million Americans with disabilities.

    E-Rate HomepageE-Rate
    The FCC is working to bring every school in America into the information age. Join the dialogue to help spread the benefits of technology to schools and libraries nationwide.

    Home Satellite

    Satellite Television and Network Signals, The FCC's Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act Page.


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