An independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress and 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. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934. See also Communications Act of 1934.
(Canada) Initialism of Farm Credit Corporation.
(US) Initialism of Federal Communications Commission.
(US) Initialism of Federal Correctional Complex.
Federal Communications Commission.
(1) (Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC, www.fcc.gov) The U.S. government agency that regulates interstate and international communications including wire, cable, radio, TV and satellite. The FCC was created under the U.S. Communications Act of 1934, and its board of commissioners is appointed by the president of the United States. See net neutrality.