Below are some highlights of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) news and information that may be of interest. As always, please share.
- On June 25, the FCC released a report that found substantial availability of robocall blocking tools for consumers. In the report, voice service providers and third-party analytic companies say billions of call are being blocked. For more information including a copy of the report visit https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-report-finds-substantial-availability-robocall-blocking-tools.
- On June 30, the FCC announced the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE)’s plans to host a virtual workshop to examine the role of libraries on broadband adoption and literary. The workshop will be held on August 3. More information is available at https://www.fcc.gov/document/acdde-plans-august-3-workshop-libraries-and-broadband-adoption.
- On July 1 Commissioner Rosenworcel released a new podcast featuring Dr. Nicol Turner Lee. Visit https://www.fcc.gov/document/rosenworcel-releases-new-podcast-episode-dr-nicol-turner-lee for more information.