Press Releases


Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to select a new Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA), which manages porting of consumer phone numbers.
Yesterday, the bipartisan leadership of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and its Cybersecurity Subcommittee introduced H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose utility-style regulation on the Internet, and to preempt two state laws laying out terms for operation of municipal broadband networks.
Today, Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act.
Today, Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act, legislation to extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) permanently.
Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined his plan to reclassify broadband Internet services under Title II of the Communications Act, treating them like utilities instead of information services.  
Today, The Federal Communications Commission Chairman voted 3-2 to raise the benchmark for broadband speeds.
Today, President Obama announced plans to promote more public financing of government-owned broadband networks in municipalities, as part of an expanded federal role in regulating and managing the Internet.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve final rules for Phase II of the Connect America Fund (CAF) that will potentially increase broadband to over 4 million rural Americans and makes targeted reforms to support for rate-of-return companies
USTelecom announced today that Diane Griffin Holland, a former deputy associate general counsel with the Federal Communications Commission, has joined the association’s law and policy team as vice president.