'National Security' Posts

The Regulatory Mix – Friday, March 12, 2021

Posted by

Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Releases List of Equipment and Services Posing a Threat to National Security, FCC’s Rosenworcel Welcomes Passage of Legislation that Would Create $7.1 Billion Emergency Connectivity Fund for Remote Learning, US House Energy and Commerce Committee Members Insist on Transparency and Accountability in Letters to Facebook, Google, and Twitter 

 

FCC Entrance Feb 2020 Shutterstock-1FCC Releases List of Equipment and Services Posing a Threat to National Security

Consistent with requirements in the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today released a list of communications equipment and services that have been deemed a threat to national security. Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , ,

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: , , , , ,

Checking In @ The FCC The November Open Meeting

Posted by

Pai speaks-1What will the FCC be tackling next?

Chairman Pai’s theme for the November 22, 2019 Open Meeting is “Protecting National Security and Public Safety.”  This is a reference to two of the items: one that would prohibit the use of any federal universal service funds to purchase equipment or services from a company that poses a national security risk and another that would adopt vertical location (z-axis) accuracy metrics for wireless calls to help first responders identify a 911 caller’s location in a high-rise building.  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Posted by

FCC front viewFCC Approves TMobile/Sprint Merger 

The FCC announced it had approved, with conditions, the transfer of control applications filed by TMobile and Sprint.  The FCC found that the transaction will help close the digital divide and advance US leadership in 5G, the next generation of wireless connectivity.  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Posted by

The Regulatory Mix 2-18-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-1

Today:  US House on Facebook Data Sharing, FCC Proceeding Regarding USF Recipients and the Purchase of Certain Equipment/Services, FTC Robocalling Lawsuits  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Posted by

The Regulatory Mix 2-18

Today:  FCC CAF II Auction, FCC Considers Adopting Rule to Prohibit Purchase of Certain Equipment Using FCC-Provided Funding   Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , ,

The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Posted by

The Regulatory Mix 2

Today:  US Congress Non-Emergency Mobile Number Bill, US Congress Hearing On Telecommunications Supply Chain and National Security, FCC Announces Settlement For Failure To Obtain Merger Approval  Read More

0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: , , , , , , , ,