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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  Connecticut Requires Free Telecommunications Services for Incarcerated Persons, Pennsylvania PUC Lowers TRS Surcharge, Texas Governor Vetoes Universal Service Fund Bill, FCC Offers Guidance on Connected Care Pilot Program and Announces 36 Newly Approved Project

Connecticut Requires Free Telecommunications Services for Incarcerated Persons  

Connecticut became the first state to require free telecommunications services for anyone confined to a correctional facility. 

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, September 13, 2019

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TX PUCTexas Finalizes Rules on Loss of Competitive ETP USF Support

The Texas PUC has adopted final rules implementing statutory changes requiring it to establish criteria to determine whether Texas Universal Service Fund (TUSF) support should be eliminated for a competitive eligible telecommunications provider (ETP) if the number of access lines in an exchange declines by at least 50% from the number of lines served in that exchange on Dec. 31, 2016. Read More

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