'high-cost universal service support' Posts
Is Opportunity Knocking?
Chairman Pai’s theme for the August 1, 2019 meeting is “When Opportunity Knocks” and draws from various movie and television sequels in the pop culture landscape. The focus this month will be on several items intended to close the digital divide. The “tentpole” of this effort is a proposal to adopt the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund intended to connect millions more rural homes and small businesses to high-speed broadband networks. The FCC wants to build on the success of the Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction. Another item will focus on updating the way Form 477 data is collected through the Digital Opportunity Data Collection, an all-new approach to mapping that will collect granular broadband availability maps from service providers using shapefiles. Read More
Topics: #CheckingIn@TheFCC, caller ID spoofing, FCC August Open Meeting, FCC CAF Phase II, high-cost universal service support, Kari’s Law/RAY BAUM’S Act, MLTS Calls to 911, reporting on Form 477, Sunsetting the Form 477
Today: Next Generation 9-1-1 Act Introduced, Pennsylvania Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, South Carolina Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, FCC Rate-of-Return Challenges Read More
Topics: FCC rate-of-return carriers, FirstNet, high-cost universal service support, Next Generation 9-1-1 Act, NG 9-1-1, Pennsylvania FirstNet, South Carolina FirstNet, unsubsidized broadband competitors
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.
Topics: California, Charter-Time Warner - Bright House, FCC, high-cost universal service support, New York, The Regulatory Mix