Sohn Withdraws Commission Nomination
The New York Times reports that former FCC staffer and President Joe Biden’s nominee to the Federal Communications Commission has withdrawn her nomination. Quoted as having suffered “unrelenting, dishonest and...
ECF Compliance Reminder Issued by FCC
On March 1, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Public Notice reminding Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) applicants “about their ongoing obligations to comply with the Program rules, including the...
Emergency Connectivity Fund FCC Public Notice
White House Announces National Cybersecurity Strategy
On March 1, 2023, the Biden-Harris administration released a National Cybersecurity Strategy, a 39-page document citing the need to “make fundamental shifts in how the United States allocates roles, responsibilities,...
Additional $20 Million in ECF Support Committed
On March 1, 2023, the FCC announced it is committing over $20 million in a new funding round through the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program. The funding commitments supports applications...
Emergency Connectivity Fund FCC USAC
February Appeal Decisions Released by FCC
On February 28, 2023, the FCC issued its monthly Public Notice deciding several requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration related to actions taken by USAC. The...
Tribal Applicant NPRM Adopted by FCC
On February 16, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a previously drafted Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) aimed at making “the E-Rate program easier for eligible Tribal applicants to encourage...
Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel FCC NPRM Tribal Applicants
UEI Requirement for Applicants Coming Soon
In its February 16, 2023 News Brief, USAC announced that starting in the second quarter of 2023, all E-rate applicants must have an active SAM.gov assigned Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)...
Form 498 SAM.gov UEI Unique Entity Identifier USAC