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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, September 17, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Opens Second E-Rate Funding Window, GAO Report on E-Rate Program Fraud,  US Senate Hearing On Data Privacy Legislation

FCC Entrance Feb 2020 ShutterstockFCC Opens Second E-Rate Funding Window

The FCC announced the opening of a second funding year 2020 filing window to allow schools to request additional E-Rate funding specifically to address increased on-campus bandwidth needs due to COVID-19.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, January 27, 2020

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US Cap PA Ave dusk  shutterstock-1Congress Requests GAO Report on Spectrum Management  

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) urging it to conduct an updated review of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) federal spectrum management processes. Pallone and Walden asked GAO to consider as part of its review how federal spectrum users interact with NTIA and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), how the NTIA and FCC interact with each other, and the recent federal spectrum management process breakdowns.    Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, February 15, 2019

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NTIA logoBroadband Milestone Report Released by NTIA

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a report that outlines a vision for how the Federal Government can increase broadband access and actions that various Federal Agencies are taking to increase private-sector investment in broadband.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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Today:  US Senate Broadband Bill, GAO Report on Emergency Communications  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, December 17, 2015

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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 Briefing.

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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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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