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Biography for Monica Hogan

Monica Hogan, Associate Editor, covers Federal Communications Commission-related wireline telephone and broadband policy at Communications Daily. Before joining Warren Communications News in 2019, she followed telecommunications market transitions: from standard to high-definition television, car phones to smartphones, dial-up ISPs to broadband, and big-dish to direct-broadcast satellite. At Communications Daily, she has also covered the emergence of digital health and precision agriculture. You can follow Hogan on Twitter: @MonicaHoganCD.

Recent Articles by Monica Hogan

FCC Floats $6M TracFone Lifeline Fine; Senators Seek More Such ISP Services

The FCC proposed a $6 million fine against Lifeline prepaid wireless service provider TracFone, in a Thursday notice of apparent liability. The Enforcement Bureau said that in 2018, TracFone obtained federal Lifeline support for hundreds of ineligible subscribers…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC OKs Emergency COVID-19 Telehealth Plan, Connected Care Pilot 4-1

FCC commissioners finished OK'ing an emergency COVID-19 telehealth program Tuesday (see 2004010032) that directs $200 million from the Cares Act to healthcare providers to treat patients at home. Chairman Ajit Pai circulated the item Monday (see 2003300048)…Subscribe to Read >>

Commissioners Poised to OK $300M in Telehealth Items

Commissioners voiced support Tuesday for two telehealth items Chairman Ajit Pai announced Monday (see 2003300048). Commissioner Geoffrey Starks said he voted yes before Tuesday's meeting. Brendan Carr had previously said similar. To be approved, FCC actions need three…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Circulates 2 Telehealth Items, Including $200M COVID-19 Fund

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated telehealth items Monday. One would allocate the $200 million in emergency COVID-19 funding Congress appropriated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (see 2003270058). Another would direct $100 million in USF…Subscribe to Read >>

Advocates Urge FCC to Mandate Free Inmate Calling During Pandemic

Advocates want the FCC to use emergency authority to mandate free inmate calling service phone calls and videos, for at least 60 days, they said in a petition to the agency. COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders and suspended visits…Subscribe to Read >>