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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: ISPs File Lawsuit to Overturn New York’s Affordable Broadband Act, FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund Program Draft Released, Vermont Net Neutrality Case Stayed   

 

NY Cap BldgISPs File Lawsuit to Overturn New York’s Affordable Broadband Act

On April 16, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Affordable Broadband Act establishing $15/month high-speed internet for qualifying low-income families. In response, lobby groups, including USTelecom, CTIA-The Wireless Association, and multiple others, Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, February 26, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Adopts Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for March Open Meeting, USTelecom Broadband Providers Send Letter to White Regarding Supply Chain for Semiconductor Chips

 

FCC entrance shutterstock-2FCC Adopts Emergency Broadband Benefit Program 

On February 25, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously adopted the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (Program).  The Program is a $3.2 billion federal initiative to provide qualifying households discounts on their internet service bills with the ability to receive a discount on a computer or tablet during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday May 22, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FTC & FCC Send Letters to More VoIP Providers Facilitating Illegal Coronavirus-related Robocalls

FTC & FCC Send Letters to More VoIP Providers Facilitating Illegal Coronavirus-related Robocalls

FTC jerphoto shutterstock_1446504773In an FTC news release, along with the FCC, both commissions announced they have sent joint letters to three companies providing VoIP services, warning them that routing and transmitting illegal coronavirus-related scam robocalls is itself illegal and may lead to federal law enforcement against them.

 

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, April 6, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FTC and FCC Send Joint Letters About Coronavirus-related Robocalls to VoIP Providers; Thanks USTelecom, FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For April Meeting

 

robocall scam shutterstock_1346276600FTC and FCC Send Joint Letters About Coronavirus-related Robocalls to VoIP Providers; Thanks USTelecom 

The FTC announced and the FCC announced that it sent joint letters with the FCC to three VoIP providers, warning them that routing and transmitting illegal robocalls, including Coronavirus-related scam calls, is illegal and may lead to federal law enforcement against them. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, May 26, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  ITTA and USTelecom Ask FCC To Modernize Regulations Regarding BDS in Rural Areas,  New Vermont Law to Enhance State Telecommunications Plan Survey Read More

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