Public Policy

Get breaking news on telecommunications policy issues from Verizon, including privacy, net neutrality, spectrum, taxation and federal regulations.

10.02.2018

Statement from Craig Silliman on the upcoming Wireless Emergency Alert scheduled for October 3, 2018.

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09.04.2018

Today, FCC Commission Brendan Carr outlined a proposal that calls for streamlining the way 5G small cells are deployed nationwide.

04.17.2018

Commissioner Clyburn showed strong leadership on such issues as strengthening the Lifeline program, reforming prison payphone rates, and addressing the digital divide.

02.28.2018

All customers with the existing 215 or 267 area codes should be prepared for the introduction of the new 445 area code on March 3, 2018.

11.21.2017

This is Verizon’s reaction to an FCC proposal to amend net neutrality rules.

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08.31.2017

Verizon is a strong supporter of the DACA program and believes that it is a truly valuable resource for our economy and our society.

07.12.2017

Verizon suggests that open internet protection requires people coming together to urge the passing of net neutrality legislation.

06.29.2017

President Donald Trump announced plans to nominate the FCC Chief Counsel as a member of the Federal Communications Commission.

05.18.2017

The FCC voted today to open a proceeding that proposes to reverse the treatment of broadband services as common carriage services subject to utility regulation under Title II.

04.26.2017

Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai today outlined a plan to reverse the FCC’s 2015 decision to apply Title II utility regulation to broadband.