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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

US-Capitol-Building-Dome-Interior-Photo-Credit-courtesy-of-washington_org_US Congress Broadband Mapping Bills 

The House of Representatives passed two bipartisan broadband mapping bills by voice vote. H.R. 4227, the “Mapping Accuracy Promotion Services Act” or the “MAPS Act,” specifies that it is unlawful for a person to willfully, knowingly, or recklessly submit inaccurate broadband service data.    H.R. 4229, the “Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act” or the “Broadband DATA Act,” requires the FCC to issue new rules to require the collection and dissemination of granular broadband availability data and to establish a process to verify the accuracy of such data, and more. 

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Topics: CAF II, MAPS Act, Broadband DATA Act

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Rural Broadband w tablet imageFCC Authorizes Funding for First CAF II Auction Winners

The FCC has authorized nearly $111.6 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 37,148 unserved rural homes and businesses in 12 states representing the first wave of support from last year’s Connect America Fund Phase II auction.  Providers will begin receiving funding this month. 

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Topics: broadband, CAF II, FTC Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, September 27, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FTC Swears in New Commissioner, FCC NAL Issued to Company for Alleged Spoofing of Marketing Calls, FCC Issues Staff Presentation on CAF II Results 

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Topics: CAF II, FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson, FCC NAL, Notice of Apparent Liability, maliciously-spoofed telemarketing calls, Connect America Fund Phase II auction results, Inteserra Briefing

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, February 5, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today: Kentucky Raises Surcharge for 911, New York Broadband Expansion Program, Washington Small Cell Ordinance

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Topics: Washington, New York, Kentucky, 911 surcharges, e-911 surcharges, broadband expansion program, small cell ordinance, CAF II

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