Top 3 Groups Lobbying The FCC

By Kelcee Griffis (May 4, 2018, 6:26 PM EDT) -- During the month of April, telecom lobbyists continued to emphasize the importance of eliminating barriers to new wireless infrastructure, while also touching on satellite spectrum-sharing and broadcast carriage elections.

In the last four weeks, the Federal Communications Commission received 189 ex parte filings, which are lobbying-focused communications from companies and organizations that detail conversations and meetings with agency staffers.

In some of the filings, the most prolific lobbyists urged the commission to clear the way for next-generation mobile services, or 5G. Others asked the FCC to eschew the idea of emailed carriage election notices, while pressing for more flexible spectrum use...

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