'access rate reduction' Posts

Access Step 6 – Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

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The first of the final two steps* in the FCC’s transition to “bill and keep” for terminating switched access is just a couple of months away. Read More

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TMI Announces ICC Reform “Step 4” Rate Reduction Summary

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ICC Reform Step 4

At Technologies Management, Inc., we assist a wide variety of telecom providers in calculating and filing access reduction rates. We have posted a number of blog articles to help keep our industry affiliates informed of developments (see previous blog articles Next Step For FCC Access Reform Effective July 1, 2015 dated 4/21/15 and Ready for Access Reform – Step Four? dated 5/20/15).

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Ready For Access Reform – Step Four?

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Well, school is almost out and that can mean only one thing . . . Access Reform Step Four filings are due!

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, May 4, 2015

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The Regulatory Mix

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Next Step For FCC Access Reform Effective July 1, 2015

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The next step for implementation of access reform will be to further reduce terminating end office switched access rates in the preordained downward glide-path to the rate of $0.0007 per minute. Read More

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Verizon Confusion on NY Access Filings – CLEC Rates Impacted

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Access Rate ReductionThe New York Public Service Commission has ordered, in Case 09-M-0527, a reduction to intrastate originating access charges to bring them to the level of interstate originating access charges in two steps. By November 30, 2014, all LECs had to file tariffs reducing their intrastate originating access rates by 50% of the differential between those rates and the carrier’s interstate rates for comparable service in effect on January 1, 2015. Read More
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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, December 15, 2014

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The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, October 10, 2014

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The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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TMI Announces ICC Reform “Step 3” Rate Reduction Summary

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ICC Reform Step 3 filings

At Technologies Management, Inc., we assist a wide variety of telecom providers in calculating and filing access reduction rates. We have posted a number of blog articles to help keep our industry affiliates informed of developments (see previous blog articles  Further Switched Access Reductions Effective July 1, 2014 dated 4/1/14, and  Early Access Reduction Filings Ordered By Some States dated 5/5/14).

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ICC Reform “Step 3” Access Filings – Are You a Winner or a Loser?

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ICC Reform Step 3

We’re in the midst of reviewing all of the ILEC “Step 3” filings so our CLEC clients will know what their new terminating end office switched access rates must look like (or be based on in the case of composite access rates) effective July 31, 2014. Read More

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