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The Regulatory Mix - Friday, April 16, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Identifies Round 2 Telehealth Window, FCC to Host Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar, Iowa Broadband Map information Due April 30.

 

telemed shutterstock_1720780177FCC Identifies Round 2 Telehealth Window 

The FCC announced that it would begin accepting applications for the second round of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program on Thursday, April 29, 2021 PM ET.  The filing window will be open for seven calendar days.

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Topics: FCC Telehealth Initiative, Iowa Broadband, Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar, FCC EBBP Webinar

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, April 15, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC List of Broadband Providers Electing to Participate in EBB Program Updated, FCC Seeks Comment on RDOF ETC Applications, Once Vetoed Broadband Bill Becomes Law in New York,  USAC Urges EBB Program Election Notices

 

FCC Entrance Feb 2020 Shutterstock-1FCC List of Broadband Providers Electing to Participate in EBB Program Updated 

In two weeks, the list of broadband providers that have been elected to participate in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) has almost doubled from 319 providers at the beginning of the month to 513 providers as of today. 

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Topics: USAC, New York Broadband, FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, RDOF ETC Applications, EBB Program, EBB Program Election Notices

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: Arkansas Bill Would Cap Inmate Calls, Maryland to Establish New State Broadband Office, West Virginia Broadband Bill Advances

 

Arkansas Capital-1Arkansas Bill Would Cap Inmate Calls 

SB 550, which limits the rates and fees imposed on inmate telephone calls, has been forwarded to Governor Asa Hutchinson for signature. 

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Topics: West Virginia Broadband, Arkansas Inmate Rates, Maryland Broadband Office

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Efforts in Combatting Unwanted Robocalls, West Virginia Expands Telehealth

 

robocall device-1FCC Announces Efforts in Combatting Unwanted Robocalls 

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the latest efforts to protect consumers from unwanted robocalls. 

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Topics: robocalls, West Virginia Telehealth

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, April 12, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Promotes its Speed Test App, New ten-Digit Dialing in Texas

 

speed test app shutterstock_1623727084FCC Promotes its Speed Test App 

The FCC is seeking the public’s assistance in creating a comprehensive, nationwide broadband coverage map.   Part of the Broadband Data Collection program requires the FCC to collect comprehensive data on broadband availability across the United States.

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Topics: FCC Speed Test App, Texas Ten-Digit Dialing

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, April 9, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Seeks Comment on CVAA 2010 Rules, New Mexico Advances Broadband Development

 

FCC entrance shutterstock-2FCC Seeks Comment on CVAA 2010 Rules 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking comment on whether the rules adopted by the FCC to the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) need to be updated.

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Topics: CVAA, New Mexico Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix:  California Provides Staff Proposal on Interim Inmate Rate Relief and Requests Comments, Canada Delays Implementation of STIR/SHAKEN 

 

220px-Brownofficebuilding_(1)California Provides Staff Proposal on Interim Inmate Rate Relief and Requests Comments 

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) requests comment to Staff’s Proposal on Interim Rate Relief for Inmate Calling Services (Proposal).

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Topics: California Inmate Rate Relief, Canada STIR/SHAKEN

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Identifies Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Service Providers, Vermont Extends Moratorium on Landline Disconnects

 

FCC Entrance Feb 2020 Shutterstock-1FCC Identifies Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Service Providers  

The FCC issued a press release identifying 319 internet service providers that have been accepted into the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) thus far. The EBBP is a $3.2 billion program

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Topics: FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, Vermont Disconnect Moratorium

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, April 5, 2021

Posted by Ann-Marie Kemp

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Inquiry Into 911 Location Accuracy Compliance,  US Court of Appeals Finds FCC Not Subject to Statute of Limitations for Actions Regarding Overpayment of USF 

 

rosenworcel-bio-page-09122018FCC Announces Inquiry Into 911 Location Accuracy Compliance 

Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced that the Federal Communication Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is conducting an inquiry into several wireless providers’ compliance with FCC rules that require them to start delivering 911 callers’ vertical location information by April 3, 2021.

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Topics: US Court of Appeals, 911 Location Accuracy Compliance, FCC Actions Regarding USF Overpayment

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, April 1, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April Open Meeting, FCC’s Rosenworcel Proposes Expanding Access Via Texting to 988 to Reach Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Kentucky Bill Commits Additional Money to Broadband 

 

FCC meeting roomFCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April Open Meeting 

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the April Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021:

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Topics: rural broadband, Kentucky Broadband, FCC April Open Meeting 2021, Texting to 988

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The Regulatory Mix - Friday, April 16, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Identifies Round 2 Telehealth Window, FCC to Host Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar, Iowa Broadband Map information Due April 30.

 

telemed shutterstock_1720780177FCC Identifies Round 2 Telehealth Window 

The FCC announced that it would begin accepting applications for the second round of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program on Thursday, April 29, 2021 PM ET.  The filing window will be open for seven calendar days.

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Topics: FCC Telehealth Initiative, Iowa Broadband, Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar, FCC EBBP Webinar

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, April 15, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC List of Broadband Providers Electing to Participate in EBB Program Updated, FCC Seeks Comment on RDOF ETC Applications, Once Vetoed Broadband Bill Becomes Law in New York,  USAC Urges EBB Program Election Notices

 

FCC Entrance Feb 2020 Shutterstock-1FCC List of Broadband Providers Electing to Participate in EBB Program Updated 

In two weeks, the list of broadband providers that have been elected to participate in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) has almost doubled from 319 providers at the beginning of the month to 513 providers as of today. 

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Topics: USAC, New York Broadband, FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, RDOF ETC Applications, EBB Program, EBB Program Election Notices

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: Arkansas Bill Would Cap Inmate Calls, Maryland to Establish New State Broadband Office, West Virginia Broadband Bill Advances

 

Arkansas Capital-1Arkansas Bill Would Cap Inmate Calls 

SB 550, which limits the rates and fees imposed on inmate telephone calls, has been forwarded to Governor Asa Hutchinson for signature. 

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Topics: West Virginia Broadband, Arkansas Inmate Rates, Maryland Broadband Office

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Efforts in Combatting Unwanted Robocalls, West Virginia Expands Telehealth

 

robocall device-1FCC Announces Efforts in Combatting Unwanted Robocalls 

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the latest efforts to protect consumers from unwanted robocalls. 

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Topics: robocalls, West Virginia Telehealth

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, April 12, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Promotes its Speed Test App, New ten-Digit Dialing in Texas

 

speed test app shutterstock_1623727084FCC Promotes its Speed Test App 

The FCC is seeking the public’s assistance in creating a comprehensive, nationwide broadband coverage map.   Part of the Broadband Data Collection program requires the FCC to collect comprehensive data on broadband availability across the United States.

Read More
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Topics: FCC Speed Test App, Texas Ten-Digit Dialing

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, April 9, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Seeks Comment on CVAA 2010 Rules, New Mexico Advances Broadband Development

 

FCC entrance shutterstock-2FCC Seeks Comment on CVAA 2010 Rules 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking comment on whether the rules adopted by the FCC to the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) need to be updated.

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Topics: CVAA, New Mexico Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix:  California Provides Staff Proposal on Interim Inmate Rate Relief and Requests Comments, Canada Delays Implementation of STIR/SHAKEN 

 

220px-Brownofficebuilding_(1)California Provides Staff Proposal on Interim Inmate Rate Relief and Requests Comments 

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) requests comment to Staff’s Proposal on Interim Rate Relief for Inmate Calling Services (Proposal).

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Topics: California Inmate Rate Relief, Canada STIR/SHAKEN

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Identifies Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Service Providers, Vermont Extends Moratorium on Landline Disconnects

 

FCC Entrance Feb 2020 Shutterstock-1FCC Identifies Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Service Providers  

The FCC issued a press release identifying 319 internet service providers that have been accepted into the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) thus far. The EBBP is a $3.2 billion program

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Topics: FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, Vermont Disconnect Moratorium

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, April 5, 2021

Posted by Ann-Marie Kemp

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Inquiry Into 911 Location Accuracy Compliance,  US Court of Appeals Finds FCC Not Subject to Statute of Limitations for Actions Regarding Overpayment of USF 

 

rosenworcel-bio-page-09122018FCC Announces Inquiry Into 911 Location Accuracy Compliance 

Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced that the Federal Communication Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is conducting an inquiry into several wireless providers’ compliance with FCC rules that require them to start delivering 911 callers’ vertical location information by April 3, 2021.

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Topics: US Court of Appeals, 911 Location Accuracy Compliance, FCC Actions Regarding USF Overpayment

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, April 1, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April Open Meeting, FCC’s Rosenworcel Proposes Expanding Access Via Texting to 988 to Reach Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Kentucky Bill Commits Additional Money to Broadband 

 

FCC meeting roomFCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April Open Meeting 

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the April Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021:

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Topics: rural broadband, Kentucky Broadband, FCC April Open Meeting 2021, Texting to 988

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