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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, December 21, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Urges Implementation of Direct Dialing From MLTS, FCC Extends Filing Deadline In ICS Case, North Carolina Broadband Grants

FCC entrance shutterstock-2FCC Urges Implementation of Direct Dialing From MLTS

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai joined leaders of the Orleans Parish Communications District in their efforts to encourage local businesses to transition their phone systems to support direct-dial access to 911 from multi-line phones systems.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Clarification on Emergency COVID-19 Related Calls, FCC Agenda for Virtual Workshop on Role of Libraries in Advancing Broadband, USDA Announces Funding for North Carolina Broadband

 

FCC front view-1FCC Clarification on Emergency COVID-19 Related Calls

The FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (Bureau) confirmed that calls and text messages made by or on behalf of commercial labs, health insurers, physicians, and pharmacies (health care entities) that, pursuant to guidance from federal, state, or local government officials, communicate with individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 to provide them with information regarding donating their plasma after recovering, Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, December 19, 2019

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US Congressional Office BuildingsUS Congress Supply Chain Legislation  

The House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act (HR 4998), a bipartisan bill to help secure America’s telecommunications supply chain. The bipartisan Secure and Trusted Communications Networks ActRead More

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