Saturday, February 4, 2017

Statement of FCC Chairman Pai On Free Data Programs

The FCC announced yesterday that it is no longer investigating carriers for zero rating programs. Here's a link to the PDF/TXT/DOC.

“Today, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau is closing its investigation into wireless carriers' free-data offerings.  These free-data plans have proven to be popular among consumers, particularly low-income Americans, and have enhanced competition in the wireless marketplace. Going forward, the Federal Communications Commission will not focus on denying Americans free data.  Instead, we will concentrate on expanding broadband deployment and encouraging innovative service offerings.”