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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, June 4, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: U.S. and Australia Agree to Combat Unlawful Robocalls, FCC Adopts ICS Rate Caps and Delegates Data Collection Authority

 

U. S. and Australia Agree to Combat Unlawful Robocalls

The FCC announced that it has agreed with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to develop a global approach to addressing unlawful robocalls and robotexts and the unlawful use of manipulating caller ID information or “spoofing.” Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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FCC front view-1FCC Announces Launch of API for Lifeline National Verifier 

The FCC announced it has launched an electronic interface that participating carriers can use when verifying a potential subscriber’s eligibility for the program.  The application programming interface (API) connects carriers’ systems to the Lifeline program’s National Eligibility Verifier.  The API will enable carriers to send applicant information directly to the National Verifier for an eligibility check, thereby reducing the paperwork required from potential subscribers.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, April 13, 2018

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Today:  US House Hearing on Robocalling, Spoofing, and Scams, FCC Agenda for April Open Meeting  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, March 9, 2018

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Today:  FCC Consumer Alert on Spoofing, FCC Reauthorization and Wireless Deployment Bill Advances, Internet Freedom Appeals Consolidated in 9th Circuit  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, October 12, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  FCC Waives Location Accuracy Rules in Areas Affected by Hurricane Maria, US Senate Robocall Inquiry, Indiana Opts-In to FirstNet Plan  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, August 4, 2016

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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. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Briefing. Read More

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FCC Proposes HUGE Fine For Slamming, Cramming, and More!

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TMI_LogoThe Federal Communications Commission announced a $29,600,000 proposed fine against four related IXCs that the FCC says apparently perpetrated “an array of fraudulent, deceptive and manipulative practices that targeted consumers with Hispanic surnames.” The FCC is accusing the companies of violating multiple statutory provisions and FCC rules involving slamming, cramming, misrepresentation, and deceptive marketing. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, September 12, 2014

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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.

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