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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FCC Mandates STIR/SHAKEN, FCC Proposes Elimination of Certain Line Item  Charges, FTC Says Data Shows Increase in Coronavirus-Related Complaints 


 

FCC entrance shutterstock-1FCC Mandates STIR/SHAKEN 

At its Open Meeting this morning, the FCC voted to require all originating and terminating voice service providers to implement STIR/SHAKEN in the Internet Protocol (IP) portions of their networks by June 30, 2021, a deadline that is consistent with Congress’s direction in the recently-enacted TRACED Act.

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Topics: FTC, STIR/SHAKEN, Coronavirus, Line Item Charges

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, March 30, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FTC  Warns Service Providers Against "Assisting and Facilitating" Illegal Coronavirus-Related Telemarketing Calls, FCC Announces New COVID-19 Telehealth Program , FCC Home Network Tips for the Coronavirus Pandemic, FCC Supports Tribal Connectivity in New Mexico

 

FTC bldg-1FTC Warns Service Providers Against ‘Assisting and Facilitating’ Illegal Coronavirus-Related Telemarketing Calls 

In a press release, the FTC announced its staff sent letters to nine Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers and other companies warning them that “assisting and facilitating” illegal telemarketing or robocalls related to the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is against the law.

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Topics: FTC, FCC Telehealth Program, telemarketing calls, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Tribal Connectivity in New Mexico

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces March Open Meeting by Teleconference Due to COVID-19,  US House Energy and Commerce Leader Calls on Providers to Offer More Data for Mobile Hotspots During COVID-19, US Senate Keeping Critical Connections Act 

 

FCC meeting room-1-1FCC Announces March Open Meeting By Teleconference Due to COVID-19 

The FCC announced that, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and related agency telework and headquarters access policies, its March 31, 2020, Open Meeting will be in a wholly electronic format and will be open to the public on the Internet via live feed from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube channel. Because of these special circumstances, the items on the agenda (see below) are expected to be voted on circulation prior to the meeting. 

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Topics: US House Energy and Commerce Committee, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Keeping Critical Connections Act, FCC March 2020 Open Meeting, Mobile Hotspots

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, March 6, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FCC Changes Venue of Federal Advisory Council Meeting Due to COVID-19, South Dakota to Prohibit Misleading Caller ID for Phone Calls, US Congress Secure 5G and Beyond Act

 

FCC entrance shutterstockFCC Changes Venue of Federal Advisory Council Meeting Due to COVID-19

The FCC announced that the March 17, 2020, meeting of its Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council VII (CSRIC) will be held by conference call instead of in-person.  The meeting was moved to a wholly electronic format in light of travel restrictions affecting members of the CSRIC related to the ongoing increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. 

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Topics: USDA's Reconnect Pilot Program, Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2019, FCC Federal Advisory Council, COVID-19, Coronavirus, South Dakota Caller ID Law, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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