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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  USDA Announces Broadband Awards in Alaska, FCC Announces broadband Funding in US Virgin Islands, FCC Authorizes Seventh Year of CAF II Model Support for Price Cap Carriers

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces Broadband Awards in Alaska

The USDA announced it is investing $11.3 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Alaska.  The funding will allow three companies to deploy fiber networks in Alaska, as follows. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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US-Capitol-Building-Dome-Interior-Photo-Credit-courtesy-of-washington_org_US Congress Broadband Mapping Bills 

The House of Representatives passed two bipartisan broadband mapping bills by voice vote. H.R. 4227, the “Mapping Accuracy Promotion Services Act” or the “MAPS Act,” specifies that it is unlawful for a person to willfully, knowingly, or recklessly submit inaccurate broadband service data.    H.R. 4229, the “Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act” or the “Broadband DATA Act,” requires the FCC to issue new rules to require the collection and dissemination of granular broadband availability data and to establish a process to verify the accuracy of such data, and more.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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Rural Broadband w tablet imageFCC Authorizes Funding for First CAF II Auction Winners

The FCC has authorized nearly $111.6 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 37,148 unserved rural homes and businesses in 12 states representing the first wave of support from last year’s Connect America Fund Phase II auction.  Providers will begin receiving funding this month.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, September 27, 2018

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Today:  FTC Swears in New Commissioner, FCC NAL Issued to Company for Alleged Spoofing of Marketing Calls, FCC Issues Staff Presentation on CAF II Results  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, February 5, 2018

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Today: Kentucky Raises Surcharge for 911, New York Broadband Expansion Program, Washington Small Cell Ordinance Read More

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