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November 16, 2017
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the federal agency's headquarters in Washington, June 23, 2017. The Federal Communications Commission has voted to eliminate restrictions known as the media cross-ownership ban, and to increase the number of TV stations a company could own in a local market. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
FCC just repealed decades-old rules blocking broadcast media mergers
November 16, 2017 - 2:20pm
November 15, 2017
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the agency's headquarters in Washington, June 23, 2017. The FCC on Oct. 25 announced plans to eliminate decades-old media ownership rules meant to protect local coverage and diversity in media voices. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
November 15, 2017 - 1:50pm
October 25, 2017
Ajit Pai, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, will be a keynote speaker at the FargoConnect conference. Special to The Forum
The FCC plans to roll back some of its biggest rules against media consolidation
October 25, 2017 - 3:44pm
October 24, 2017
Federal Communications Commission logo from fcc.gov
FCC ends decades-old rule designed to keep TV and radio under local control
October 24, 2017 - 2:22pm
May 5, 2017
"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert during a taping of the show in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., June 23, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo
FCC to investigate Stephen Colbert over controversial Donald Trump joke
May 5, 2017 - 5:57pm
February 2, 2017
A non-profit industry committee including the broadcasting, consumer electronics, cable, computer and motion picture industries, has created a new standard dubbed ATSC 3.0 that would allow for much more precise geolocating of television signals, ultra-high definition picture quality and more interactive programming. Stock image
FCC ponders game-changing standards, including turning on your TV for alerts
February 2, 2017 - 12:58pm
September 15, 2016
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks at the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington DC, U.S. February 26, 2015.   REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo
FCC chair says his set-top box reform proposal may change
September 15, 2016 - 7:37pm
August 19, 2016
AT&T, Apple, Google to work on 'robocall' crackdown
August 19, 2016 - 3:40pm
December 30, 2015
Fiber optic cables carrying Internet providers are seen running into a server room at Intergate.Manhattan, a data center owned and developed by Sabey Data Center Properties, during a tour of the facility in lower Manhattan, in New York, March 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Segar
U.S. says its Internet speeds triple in three-and-a-half years
December 30, 2015 - 9:50am
September 22, 2015
Forum Communications Printing expands into South Dakota
September 22, 2015 - 6:31pm
May 15, 2014
Neutrality: Amid protests, FCC proposes new Internet rules
May 15, 2014 - 11:08pm
October 27, 2012
Rule change to increase efficiency of two-way radios for farmers, others
October 27, 2012 - 12:00am