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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, June 18, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Reaffirms $2.8 Million Fine of Drone Device Marketer,  NTIA Creates First Interactive “Indicators of Broadband Need” Map,  Texas Governor Signs Bill to Expand Broadband Service 

FCC Reaffirms $2.8 Million Fine of Drone Device Marketer 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has denied a petition from HobbyKing asking the agency to reconsider its $2,861,128 fine for marketing drone transmitters that did not comply with FCC equipment marketing rules. An FCC investigation found that dozens of devices marketed by the company transmitted in unauthorized radio frequency bands and, in some cases, operated at excessive power levels.  

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, April 26, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Fines $4.1 Million for Slamming/Cramming Violation, Minnesota Disconnection Moratorium Ending August 2, 2021

 

FCC finesFCC Fines $4.1 Million for Slamming/Cramming Violation 

The FCC announced that Tele Circuit Network Corporation was fined $4,145,000 for switching consumers from their preferred carrier to Tele Circuit without permission and adding unauthorized charges to consumers’ bills.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, March 18, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Levies Record Fine Against Telemarketers: $225 Million,  FCC Adopts Framework to Share Outage Information with State, Federal, And Tribal Nation Agencies, FCC Proposes to Further Strengthen Emergency Alerting 

 

fine_0-600x432-1FCC Levies Record Fine Against Telemarketers: $225 Million 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) levied the largest fine in FCC history – $225 million – against telemarketers John C. Spiller and Jakob A. Mears.  According to the FCC’s Forfeiture Order, Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Today: FCC Fines Rural Health Care Provider, Universal Service Fund Rural Health Care Program  Read More

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