Federal Communications Commission
Acronym: 
FCC
Address: 
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
United States
Email: 
fccinfo@fcc.gov
Telephone: 
1-888-225-5322
Year Created: 
1934
(Independent) Public Sector Entity
Regulatory
National

Thematic Areas

Physical (cables, wires, spectrum)
Broadcast, Telecommunication
Governance
Specific Themes: 
Net Neutrality

Mission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.