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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, August 30, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: Hurricane Ida Triggers Disaster Information Reporting System, Ida Prompts Temporary Waiver of FCC’s Numbering Rules 

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, March 18, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Levies Record Fine Against Telemarketers: $225 Million,  FCC Adopts Framework to Share Outage Information with State, Federal, And Tribal Nation Agencies, FCC Proposes to Further Strengthen Emergency Alerting 

 

fine_0-600x432-1FCC Levies Record Fine Against Telemarketers: $225 Million 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) levied the largest fine in FCC history – $225 million – against telemarketers John C. Spiller and Jakob A. Mears.  According to the FCC’s Forfeiture Order, Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Proposes Information Sharing of Communication Outages with Other Federal and State Agencies,  FCC Establishes Bidding Procedures for 3.5 GHz Band, FCC Adopts Rules to Auction C-Band Spectrum for 5G Services and Seeks Comment on Bidding Procedures, FCC Wants to Free Up White Space to Increase Broadband Coverage in Rural Areas 

 

network outage shutterstock_1586822953FCC Proposes Information Sharing of Communication Outages with Other Federal and State Agencies 

In a press release, the FCC announced a proposed framework for sharing detailed communications outage information with state and federal agencies to improve their situational awareness, enhance their ability to respond more quickly to outages affecting their communities, and help save lives, while also preserving the confidentiality of this data. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, January 3, 2019

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sorry, we are closedFCC Announces Shut-down Plans

The FCC announced that it will suspend most operations in the middle of the day today (Thursday, January 3, 2019) if the partial lapse in government funding continues.  During the shut-down content on the FCC’s website will remain available but will not be updated (except for matters related to spectrum auctions and as necessary for the protection of life and property).  The FCC’s filing window and mail operations will also be closed except to receive filings related to spectrum auction activities.  Many filing deadlines will also be extended, as described below. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, September 21, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  NANPA releases new 5XX area code, FCC activates DIRS for Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, FCC Issues Public Notice with 24/7 emergency contact information

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