Today, the FCC adopted a series of steps intended to solicit proposals from communications providers to conduct service-based experiments to explore the transition to all-Internet Protocol (“IP”) networks. Chairman Wheeler described today’s actions as “a big deal” and “an important moment.” He and the other Commissioners emphasized that the experiments would be completely voluntary, will

Yesterday, the FCC released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 (beginning in October 2012).  The budget offers a few interesting insights into the balance of the FCC’s functions.  It also offers a preview of what to expect with the FCC’s regulatory fees, which are due in September of each year.  See below for more.


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