Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Adopts Rules to Combat Use of Contraband Wireless Devices in Correctional Facilities, Senator Wicker Concerned About NTIA’s Broadband Data Collection
FCC Adopts Rules to Combat Use of Contraband Wireless Devices in Correctional Facilities
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted additional rules to combat contraband wireless devices in correctional facilities. The rules require disabling contraband wireless devices detected in correctional facilities upon satisfaction of certain criteria. The amendments to part 20 of the Commission’s rules will be effective 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.