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Checking In @ The FCC - The July Open Meeting

Posted by Cory Garone

Pai SpeaksGiant leaps at the FCC?

Chairman Pai’s theme for the July 10, 2019 meeting is “A Giant Leap For 5G.”  The focus will be on taking important steps towards advancing 5G coverage and capacity.  The FCC plans to accomplish this by opening up the 2.5 GHz band for 5G as well as conducting a high-band spectrum auction.  The meeting will also concentrate attention on closing the digital divide by considering a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Declaratory Ruling covering what the FCC calls “multiple tenant environments,” or MTEs.

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Topics: Lifeline Recertification, Business Data Services, BDS, Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, FCC July Open Meeting, #CheckingIn@TheFCC, 2.5 GHz Band, 5G, 5G Incentive Auction, Access to Connected Care Services

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, June 24, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FTC bldgFTC to Announce Robocall Enforcement Sweep Tomorrow - 6/25/19

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Topics: Business Data Services, BDS, Secure Data Enclave to Accessing BDS Data, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection, Operation Call It Quits, California Broadband Adoption Gap Analysis, Robocall Enforcement Sweep

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Proposes $63 Million Lifeline Fine, FCC Relaxes BDS Rules For Rate of Return Carriers, FCC Begins Remand Proceeding on Price Cap Carrier BDS Transport Services, FCC Revises Rules For 3.5GHz Band

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Topics: The Regulatory Mix, BDS, Rate of Return (ROR) carriers, FCC Lifeline Fine Settlement, FCC BDS rules, FCC Rules for 3.5 GHz Band

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Agenda For October Meeting, Unlicensed Use of 6GHz Band, Cable Rate Regulation, Paper Filing of Contracts, Business Data Services for Rate-of-Return Carriers

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Topics: FCC Open Meeting, BDS, Promoting Investment in the 3550-3700 MHz Band, Cable Rate Regulation, Business Data Services for Rate-of-Return Carriers, Unlicensed Use of 6GHz Band, Revitalizing the 800 MHz Band

The End of Special Access . . . It’s the end of the World as we know it

Posted by Don Gale

Regulated pricing of last mile dedicated transport service, or “Special Access” (“SPA”), has been a market factor in the development of data networking and the expansion of data services since 1984. 

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Topics: BDS, FCC Special Access, Home Page, ILECs, Appropriate Geographic Measure, MSPs, SPA, CLECs, Fiber-based Providers

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:   FCC Lists of Where BDS to be Deemed Competitive, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Statement, White House Creates New American Technology Council  

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Topics: BDS, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, ATC, where BDS to be deemed competitive, American Technology Council

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, March 31, 2017

Posted by Fran Martens

Today: Pai Responds to FirstNet Contract, FCC Business Data Services Proposal, Virginia Safe Digging Month

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Topics: FirstNet, Business Data Services, BDS, Virginia Safe Digging Month

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, October 27, 2016

Posted by Amy Gross

 The 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.

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Topics: FCC Open Meeting, Business Data Services, BDS, Video Accessibility Act, Mobility Fund, Voice over LTE service, Unified Roaming Standard, Data Roaming, Oregon Filing Rules for Broadband Providers

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, July 22, 2016

Posted by Amy Gross

The 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.

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Topics: Business Data Services, BDS, Verizon/XO Merger, Connecticut small cell wireless facilities

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Posted by Fran Martens

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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Topics: NANPA, INCOMPAS, Lifeline Program Abuse, Business Data Services, BDS, Massachusets ICA Rate Caps, Mississippi do-not-call list

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