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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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FAQs Regarding STIR/SHAKEN and The TRACED ACT

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jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolOn January 15, 2020, Inteserra issued a Briefing to our service subscribers that explained details of the TRACED Act that has become law. The new federal law addressing robocalling known as the TRACED Act was enacted on December 30, 2019. The Act requires the implementation of STIR/SHAKEN by no later than June 30, 2021, (unless providers have already implemented it) but also requires the FCC to extend the implementation deadline under certain circumstances, including for providers using TDM Networks.

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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FL PSC shield imageFlorida PSC Releases Report on Status of Competition

The Florida PSC released a report showing that more Florida consumers are choosing cutting edge communications technologies while landline phones continue to disappear. 

“Many Florida consumers now live in wireless only homes and use wireless and broadband services,” said PSC Chairman Art Graham. “As the pace for technological innovation quickens, companies are investing in advanced technologies that best serve the diverse needs of today’s consumers, while also boosting Florida’s economic growth.” Read More

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FCC Broadband and Competition Report

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negotiation-of-agreementsWhat has changed in the Form 477 process or timing?

The FCC’s Form 477 is designed to gather location-specific information about the availability of broadband access across the United States. The same report is also used to track the geographic penetration of competitive options for local services, including traditional landline voice services, VoIP and wireless.  This data is gathered from all providers of these services twice a year. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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Today:  Oklahoma OUSF, VoIP and Broadband, Pennsylvania Competition Rulemaking, USDA Rural Broadband Grant Program Read More

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911 Fees? It’s Complicated . . .

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TMI_Logo.pngHow much should you be collecting from your users for 911? Who do you send the collected fees too? How often? And can you withhold any of the collected fees to help recover your administrative costs? Read More

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Top Ten Blog Postings From TMI In 2015

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TMI_LogoPreparing to step into 2016? Before you do, here are the 10 most popular blog articles from TMI for 2015. Thank you for reading our blog this year. We look forward to posting even more articles for you in 2016.

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, November 2, 2015

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The Regulatory Mix

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 Briefing.

 

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US Congress

At its meeting last week (See the Regulatory Mix dated 10/23/15) the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), reviewed six bipartisan proposals aimed at improving broadband deployment for consumers across the country; Read More

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VoIP Regulation: More than you thought?

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VoIP Requirements

As I participated in our product demonstration last week on the VoIP Requirements publication, I was reminded how diverse VoIP regulation is across the nation. The FCC and state regulatory agencies impose certain operational requirements, financial obligations, and reporting requirements on VoIP providers that can be challenging to track by jurisdiction.

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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The Regulatory Mix

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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