Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Author: Anagha Ravi

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (47 U.S.C. § 151 and 47 U.S.C. § 154) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.

How is Bandwidth involved with the FCC?

In order to operate as a successful VoIP provider, Bandwidth must comply with all FCC rules and regulations applicable to its service offerings, including obligations to file a wide variety of FCC-required reporting (such as service outage reports, rural call completion statistics, CPNI certification, etc.).

What are the benefits of Bandwidth’s involvement with the FCC?

Bandwidth believes in the phrase that, “with great power comes great responsibility” which is why we are driven to comply with all applicable rules and regulations that are established by the FCC. This is not only important to us as a communications software company, but also proves to be important to our customers as well. Bandwidth plays an important role by providing communications services which is why we are focused on upholding the integrity of all of our services whether an end user is sending a message or dialing 911. Bandwidth focuses on mastering communication services, so your business can focus on succeeding in what matters most to you.

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