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Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The FCC works towards six goals in the areas of broadband, competition, the spectrum, the media, public safety and homeland security, and modernizing itself. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Federal Communications Commission has 155 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1983, Women in Television. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 15 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 7,955 views per program. Most appearances with Michael J. Copps (46), Jonathan S. Adelstein (30), Robert M. McDowell (30). Most common tags: Telecommunication, Online Technology, Cable Television.

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    FCC News Conference

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    The FCC held an open meeting on its investigation into the January 13, 2018, false emergency missile alert in Hawaii. Chair Ajit Pai…

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    FCC Net Neutrality News Conferences

    After their meeting, FCC commissioners, including Chair Ajit Pai (R), and legal staff spoke to reporters about the commission’s…

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