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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  US Congress PHONE Act, FCC Adopts New Robocall Rules to Promote STIR/SHAKEN Implementation, FCC To Examine 911 Fee Diversion

 

US Congress w flag portico shutterstock_150003068US Congress PHONE Act

The House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, H.R. 1289, the "Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2020" or "PHONE Act of 2020":   The Act prohibits providers of voice service from reassigning phone numbers of residential subscribers in areas subject to a major disaster declaration, for up to two years after the declaration. 

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Topics: 911 fee diversion, STIR/SHAKEN, PHONE Act

Checking In @ The FCC - The September 2020 Open Meeting

Posted by Amy Gross

DyLQMV-VAAA-vMK-1What will the FCC be tackling next?

Chairman Pai’s theme for the September 30th Open Meeting is “A Big Fall Kickoff,” celebrating the return of professional (and fantasy) football.  In keeping with his theme, he noted that ”[i]n this spirit, the FCC’s September agenda looks like a well-balanced fantasy team.  Just as you would assemble a fantasy roster with a quarterback, running backs, receivers, a tight end, a kicker, and a defense, we’re rolling out a diverse lineup featuring at least one item from each of the Commission’s seven bureaus.” 

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Topics: Methods to Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls, Checking In @ The FCC, 911 fee diversion, STIR/SHAKEN, FCC September Open Meeting Agenda, Foreign Ownership Review

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front doors angle-1FCC Releases Form 477 Data

The FCC released data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of June 30, 2018. All the data were collected through FCC Form 477. Read More
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Topics: FCC Form 477, Form 477 Data, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, 911 fee diversion, fixed broadband deployment

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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fcc_buildingFCC 911 Fee Diversion Report/Comment Request

The Federal Communications Commission announced the publication of its tenth annual report to Congress on the collection and distribution of 911 fees by states.  The report finds that in calendar year 2017, states and territories collected more than $2.9 billion in 911 fees.  

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Topics: ETCs, FCC form 481, FCC Urban Rates Survey, 911 fee diversion, Benchmarks for fixed voice, Benchmarks for broadband services, NG911 expenditures, states diverting 911 fees, 911 deployment

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 23, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US House on 911 Fee Diversion, FCC CAF Support, FCC Lifeline Forbearance  

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Topics: ETC, CAF, A-CAM, Alternative Connect America Cost Model, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Communications and Technology Subcommittee, Lifeline-supported voice service, Lifeline broadband subscribers, 911 fee diversion, Lifeline Forbearance

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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  US Congress PHONE Act, FCC Adopts New Robocall Rules to Promote STIR/SHAKEN Implementation, FCC To Examine 911 Fee Diversion

 

US Congress w flag portico shutterstock_150003068US Congress PHONE Act

The House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, H.R. 1289, the "Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2020" or "PHONE Act of 2020":   The Act prohibits providers of voice service from reassigning phone numbers of residential subscribers in areas subject to a major disaster declaration, for up to two years after the declaration. 

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Topics: 911 fee diversion, STIR/SHAKEN, PHONE Act

Checking In @ The FCC - The September 2020 Open Meeting

Posted by Amy Gross

DyLQMV-VAAA-vMK-1What will the FCC be tackling next?

Chairman Pai’s theme for the September 30th Open Meeting is “A Big Fall Kickoff,” celebrating the return of professional (and fantasy) football.  In keeping with his theme, he noted that ”[i]n this spirit, the FCC’s September agenda looks like a well-balanced fantasy team.  Just as you would assemble a fantasy roster with a quarterback, running backs, receivers, a tight end, a kicker, and a defense, we’re rolling out a diverse lineup featuring at least one item from each of the Commission’s seven bureaus.” 

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Topics: Methods to Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls, Checking In @ The FCC, 911 fee diversion, STIR/SHAKEN, FCC September Open Meeting Agenda, Foreign Ownership Review

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front doors angle-1FCC Releases Form 477 Data

The FCC released data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of June 30, 2018. All the data were collected through FCC Form 477. Read More
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Topics: FCC Form 477, Form 477 Data, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, 911 fee diversion, fixed broadband deployment

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

fcc_buildingFCC 911 Fee Diversion Report/Comment Request

The Federal Communications Commission announced the publication of its tenth annual report to Congress on the collection and distribution of 911 fees by states.  The report finds that in calendar year 2017, states and territories collected more than $2.9 billion in 911 fees.  

Read More
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Topics: ETCs, FCC form 481, FCC Urban Rates Survey, 911 fee diversion, Benchmarks for fixed voice, Benchmarks for broadband services, NG911 expenditures, states diverting 911 fees, 911 deployment

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 23, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US House on 911 Fee Diversion, FCC CAF Support, FCC Lifeline Forbearance  

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Topics: ETC, CAF, A-CAM, Alternative Connect America Cost Model, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Communications and Technology Subcommittee, Lifeline-supported voice service, Lifeline broadband subscribers, 911 fee diversion, Lifeline Forbearance

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