'Lifeline' Posts

The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Posted by

court columnsCourt Denies Motion to Stay Access Arbitrage Order 

US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order denying motion for stay of the FCC’s Access Arbitrage order.  That order adopted rules aimed at eliminating the financial incentives to engage in access stimulation.  Under the new rules, a CLEC will be considered an access stimulator if it has an interstate terminating-to-originating traffic ratio of at least 6:1 in an end office in a calendar month.  If a CLEC is engaged in access stimulation it may not bill an IXC for terminating switched access tandem switching or terminating switched access transport for any traffic between its terminating end office (or equivalent) and the associated access tandem switch.  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Posted by

Dome and flag US CapUS House Hearing on Wireless Security

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee announced it hold a legislative hearing entitled “Legislating to Secure America’s Wireless Future.” on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  “In order to pave the way for America’s wireless future, our networks must be secure and employ cutting edge technology to harness the power of our airwaves,” said Chairmen Pallone and Doyle. Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Monday, July 29, 2019

Posted by

NARUCNARUC Lifeline Resolution

At its July 2019 Summer Policy Summit, the NARUC approved a resolution  on Lifeline that urges the Federal Communications Commission to (i) work quickly and collaboratively with service providers and other stakeholders to fix the National Verifier before use of it is required in any state by (a) implementing service provider APIs, and (b) securing access to federal/state SNAP and Medicaid databases, Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, April 5, 2018

Posted by

The Regulatory Mix 2

Today:  FCC Releases 4Q 2017 Inflation Adjustment for Cable Operators, FCC Letter on Diversion of 911 Funds, Minnesota Issues Notice of Comment Period for TAP/Lifeline Docket  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Monday, December 4, 2017

Posted by

The_Mix_logo3.pngToday: FCC Lifeline Verifier Launch Date Delay, FCC Comment on Spectrum Policy Recommendations   Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , , , , ,

Checking In @ The FCC  – The November Open Meeting

Posted by

TMI_Logo-294627-edited.pngWhat will the FCC be tackling next?

Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, August 3, 2017

Posted by

The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  FCC Allows Vermont to Participate in NLAD, FCC CAF II Auction Notice, New Mexico Opts-In to FirstNet Network  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, March 9, 2017

Posted by

The_Mix_logo3.pngToday: FCC 911 Outage Investigation, LNP Transition Outreach, Lifeline Petitions, New York Prepares for New 838 Area Code Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, January 12, 2017

Posted by

The_Mix_logo3.pngThe Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of telecom related regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Posted by

The_Mix_logo3.pngThe Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of telecom related regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , ,