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The Regulatory Mix -Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: Arkansas to Allow Municipal Broadband, California Net Neutrality Injunction Denied, FCC Extends Form 477 March 1st Filing Deadline, House Energy and Commerce GOP Members Urge FCC  to Defend Free Speech and Freedom of the Press 

state of Arkansas SealArkansas to Allow Municipal Broadband 

In an ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide, a new law permits Arkansas municipalities to offer broadband as well as voice, data, video and wireless service.  Governor Asa Hutchinson signed the bill on February 4, 2020, amending the Telecommunications Regulatory Reform Act of 2013.  Previously, such services could only be provided by cable or telephone companies.  

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Topics: FCC Form 477, California Net Neutrality, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Arkansas Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: California Defends Net Neutrality Law, FCC's Rosenworcel Circulates Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Report and Order. INCOMPAS, NTCA and WIA Call for Affordable Universal Access

 

800px-Seal_of_Florida.svgCalifornia Defends Net Neutrality Law

The Department of Justice withdrew its lawsuit earlier this month to a California net neutrality law earlier that was initiated under the Trump Administration.  However, the litigation continues as a number of internet service providers continue to challenge the legislation.

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Topics: INCOMPAS, California Net Neutrality, Roundtable on Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, NTCA, WIA

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: DOJ Drops Challenge to California's Net Neutrality Rules, PG&E Sells Its License Agreements

 

doj-reversal-2011-decision-696x290DOJ Drops Challenge to California’s Net Neutrality Rules 

On Monday, the Justice Department dropped its 2018 lawsuit challenging California’s state net neutrality rules. The litigation was initiated when California adopted its own net neutrality rules following the FCC’s 2017 repeal of federal regulations prohibiting internet service providers from speed throttling, site and app blocking, and paid fast lanes.

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Topics: California Net Neutrality, Department of Justice, DOJ, UMFUS, Transmission Tower Wireless Licenses

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 1, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

www.inteserra.comhs-fshubfssocial-suggested-imagesfcc-hqjpgFCC Delays Form 477 Filing Date

The FCC announced that the filing deadline for the Form 477 data as of December 31, 2018 has been extended to March 8, 2019.  It also announced that the FCC’s Form 477 filing interface is now accepting data as of December 31, 2018.  The FCC reminded providers required to file Form 477 that their failure to do so may subject then enforcement action under sections 502 and 503 of the Communications Act and any other applicable law. 

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Topics: FCC Form 477, California Net Neutrality, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Senate Legislation to Expand Rural Broadband, California Passes Local Agency Broadband Services Bill; Establishes Net Neutrality Rules for Local Agencies, California Prepaid Collection Act Deemed Unconstitutional 

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Topics: California Net Neutrality, California Prepaid Collection Act, Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services Surcharge, "ACCESS" Rural America Act, US Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Senator Joni Ernst, California Broadband Services Bill

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 23, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  California PUC Appeals Net Neutrality, FCC Seeks Comment on Accounting Rule Changes, FCC Eliminates Payphone Audit Requirements, Pai to Visit Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands 

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Topics: California Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Internet Freedom Order, FCC Accounting Rule Changes, Payphone Audit Requirements

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Lifeline Awareness Week, California Resolution on Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Pai Names September “Modernization Month”, FCC Hurricane Irma Updates

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Topics: Washington Lifeline Awareness, California Net Neutrality, E-rate Program, Pai names September Modernization Month, FCC expands DIRS, Lifeline Awareness Week, Ohio Lifeline Awareness, Pennsylvania Lifeline Awareness, Georgia Lifeline Awareness, open internet access, FCC Hurricane Lifeline Waivers

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The Regulatory Mix -Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: Arkansas to Allow Municipal Broadband, California Net Neutrality Injunction Denied, FCC Extends Form 477 March 1st Filing Deadline, House Energy and Commerce GOP Members Urge FCC  to Defend Free Speech and Freedom of the Press 

state of Arkansas SealArkansas to Allow Municipal Broadband 

In an ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide, a new law permits Arkansas municipalities to offer broadband as well as voice, data, video and wireless service.  Governor Asa Hutchinson signed the bill on February 4, 2020, amending the Telecommunications Regulatory Reform Act of 2013.  Previously, such services could only be provided by cable or telephone companies.  

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Topics: FCC Form 477, California Net Neutrality, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Arkansas Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: California Defends Net Neutrality Law, FCC's Rosenworcel Circulates Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Report and Order. INCOMPAS, NTCA and WIA Call for Affordable Universal Access

 

800px-Seal_of_Florida.svgCalifornia Defends Net Neutrality Law

The Department of Justice withdrew its lawsuit earlier this month to a California net neutrality law earlier that was initiated under the Trump Administration.  However, the litigation continues as a number of internet service providers continue to challenge the legislation.

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Topics: INCOMPAS, California Net Neutrality, Roundtable on Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, NTCA, WIA

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: DOJ Drops Challenge to California's Net Neutrality Rules, PG&E Sells Its License Agreements

 

doj-reversal-2011-decision-696x290DOJ Drops Challenge to California’s Net Neutrality Rules 

On Monday, the Justice Department dropped its 2018 lawsuit challenging California’s state net neutrality rules. The litigation was initiated when California adopted its own net neutrality rules following the FCC’s 2017 repeal of federal regulations prohibiting internet service providers from speed throttling, site and app blocking, and paid fast lanes.

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Topics: California Net Neutrality, Department of Justice, DOJ, UMFUS, Transmission Tower Wireless Licenses

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 1, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

www.inteserra.comhs-fshubfssocial-suggested-imagesfcc-hqjpgFCC Delays Form 477 Filing Date

The FCC announced that the filing deadline for the Form 477 data as of December 31, 2018 has been extended to March 8, 2019.  It also announced that the FCC’s Form 477 filing interface is now accepting data as of December 31, 2018.  The FCC reminded providers required to file Form 477 that their failure to do so may subject then enforcement action under sections 502 and 503 of the Communications Act and any other applicable law. 

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Topics: FCC Form 477, California Net Neutrality, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Senate Legislation to Expand Rural Broadband, California Passes Local Agency Broadband Services Bill; Establishes Net Neutrality Rules for Local Agencies, California Prepaid Collection Act Deemed Unconstitutional 

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Topics: California Net Neutrality, California Prepaid Collection Act, Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services Surcharge, "ACCESS" Rural America Act, US Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Senator Joni Ernst, California Broadband Services Bill

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 23, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  California PUC Appeals Net Neutrality, FCC Seeks Comment on Accounting Rule Changes, FCC Eliminates Payphone Audit Requirements, Pai to Visit Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands 

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Topics: California Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Internet Freedom Order, FCC Accounting Rule Changes, Payphone Audit Requirements

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Lifeline Awareness Week, California Resolution on Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Pai Names September “Modernization Month”, FCC Hurricane Irma Updates

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Topics: Washington Lifeline Awareness, California Net Neutrality, E-rate Program, Pai names September Modernization Month, FCC expands DIRS, Lifeline Awareness Week, Ohio Lifeline Awareness, Pennsylvania Lifeline Awareness, Georgia Lifeline Awareness, open internet access, FCC Hurricane Lifeline Waivers

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