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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Provides 24/7 Emergency Contact Information for States Impacted by Winter Storm URI, FCC Proposes Rules to Address 911 Fee Diversion, Pennsylvania Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing in 814 Area Code

 

winter storm uri shutterstock_1917700067FCC Provides 24/7 Emergency Contact Information for States Impacted by Winter Storm URI 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a public notice announcing that the Commission will be available to address emergency communications needs twenty-four hours a day, including throughout the weekend, especially relating to the effects of Winter Storm Uri.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  US Congress PHONE Act, FCC Adopts New Robocall Rules to Promote STIR/SHAKEN Implementation, FCC To Examine 911 Fee Diversion

 

US Congress w flag portico shutterstock_150003068US Congress PHONE Act

The House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, H.R. 1289, the “Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2020” or “PHONE Act of 2020”:   The Act prohibits providers of voice service from reassigning phone numbers of residential subscribers in areas subject to a major disaster declaration, for up to two years after the declaration.  Read More

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Checking In @ The FCC – The September 2020 Open Meeting

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Chairman Pai’s theme for the September 30th Open Meeting is “A Big Fall Kickoff,” celebrating the return of professional (and fantasy) football.  In keeping with his theme, he noted that ”[i]n this spirit, the FCC’s September agenda looks like a well-balanced fantasy team.  Just as you would assemble a fantasy roster with a quarterback, running backs, receivers, a tight end, a kicker, and a defense, we’re rolling out a diverse lineup featuring at least one item from each of the Commission’s seven bureaus.”  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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FCC front doors angle-1FCC Releases Form 477 Data

The FCC released data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of June 30, 2018. All the data were collected through FCC Form 477. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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fcc_buildingFCC 911 Fee Diversion Report/Comment Request

The Federal Communications Commission announced the publication of its tenth annual report to Congress on the collection and distribution of 911 fees by states.  The report finds that in calendar year 2017, states and territories collected more than $2.9 billion in 911 fees.   Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, July 23, 2018

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Today:  US House on 911 Fee Diversion, FCC CAF Support, FCC Lifeline Forbearance   Read More

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