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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday June 2, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: US Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Bill, FCC Lifeline Awareness

US-Capitol-Building-Dome-Interior-Photo-Credit-courtesy-of-washington_org_-2-1US Congress Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Bill

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) announced the introduction of HR7022, the “Rural Broadband Acceleration Act.” This bipartisan legislation would direct the FCC to fund shovel-ready, high-speed internet projects immediately, so consumers can access broadband within a year. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, November 15, 2019

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FCC front view-1FCC Revises Lifeline Program 

The FCC has announced various reforms to its Lifeline program.  The Order eliminates the Lifeline Broadband Provider ETC category and the process for designation of broadband-only ETCs by the FCC.  Instead, states will make such designations.  Other reforms adopted in the order included:  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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Today:  Court Clears Path for AT&T Time Warner, Inc. Merger, Former Commissioner Clyburn Farewell Statement, NTIA Extends Comment Period on International Internet Policy Priorities  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, November 20, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  Georgia Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, FCC November Open Meeting Developments   Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  FCC’s Clyburn on Lifeline Program, FCC Approves CenturyLink/Level 3 Transfer of Control, FCC Emergency E-Rate Assistance  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  US House Hearing on FCC Oversight, FCC Network Reliability Best Practices, Hawaii PUC Audit, Iowa to Opt-In to FirstNet  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, July 13, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday: FCC Directs USAC to Take Specific Action on Lifeline Waste, Fraud, and Abuse; Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy; Washington 564 NPA Overlay   Read More

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