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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 8, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Arkansas CapitalArkansas Governor Announces $25 Million in Broadband Grant Funding

The Governor of Arkansas has announced “Arkansas Rural Connect,” a new $25 million grant program within the Arkansas State Broadband Office. Governor Hutchinson made the announcement while speaking to the Arkansas Sheriff’s Association in Rogers.  The goal is to provide high-speed broadband to rural communities throughout Arkansas by 2022, as outlined in the State Broadband Plan released in May.

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Topics: EAS System, Arkansas Broadband Grants, Eligible E-Rate Services, Arkansas Rural Connect

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, July 25, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Dome and flag US CapUS House Passes Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

The US House of Representatives yesterday passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, HR 3375, by a sweeping 429-3 vote.  In response to the passage of the bill, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement: “Today, the House of Representatives voted to restore Americans’ confidence in the telephone system and put consumers back in charge of their phones. 

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Topics: EAS System, AIRWAVES Act, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, March 8, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

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Virgin Islands Granted Waiver to Conduct Wireless Emergency Alert Test

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau issued an order granting a limited waiver allowing Emergency Alert System (EAS) Participants and Participating Commercial Mobile Service (CMS) Providers to participate in a test to be conducted by the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency.  The test will be conducted on March 14, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. Atlantic Standard Time. 

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Topics: EAS System, FTC Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection, Wireless Emergency Alert Test, Stop Clock on T-Mobile and Sprint

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  FCC Shutdown Plans, Maine Adopts Rule to Assist PSAP Consolidation, FCC Extends Separation Freeze, U.S. Senate Passes READI Act 

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Topics: NECA, EAS System, FCC Shutdown Plan, government shutdown, public safety answering points, Maine Rules on PSAP Consolidation, Emergency Alert System, separation freeze for rate-of-return carrier, READI Act

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: Proposed NARUC Resolutions, FCC CAF II Waiver, FCC EAS Testing Reporting System

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Topics: NARUC, EAS System, NARUC Resolutions, Colorado Rural Broadband High-Cost Support, FCC CAF II Auction

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, April 16, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Emergency Alerting Roundtable, FCC Universal Service Monitoring Report, Virginia Commonwealth Broadband  Chief Advisor  

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Topics: wireless emergency alerts, WEA, EAS System, FCC Emergency Alert System, FCC Universal Service Monitoring Report, FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Internet Use, Virginia Commonwealth Broadband Chief Advisor

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Posted by Fran Martens

State:  FCC Adopts Blue Alerts, Colorado and Illinois Opt-In to the FirstNet Plan, Nevada Outage Reporting Rules 

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Topics: EAS System, FCC Blue Alerts, Colorado FirstNet, Illinois FirstNet, Boulder, CO FirstNet's Technology Headquarters, Nevada Outage Reporting, Outage Reporting Rules

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, December 8, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: US House Committee Urges Net Neutrality Vote, FCC Chairman on Impacts of California Wildfires, FCC December Open Meeting  

 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FCC Open Meeting, EAS System, FCC Emergency Alert System, FCC Chairman Pai, Restoring Internet Freedom, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Twilight Towers, CMRS Presumption, California Wildfires, Rural Health Care Support Mechanism, Electornic Delivery of Cable Communications

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, June 16, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Open Meeting - June 2017, Texas Universal Service Legislation

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Topics: FCC Open Meeting, FirstNet, EAS System, Caller ID Rules, payphone compensation rules, electronic annual notice declaratory ruling, Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, Texas Universal Service Legislation, OneWeb

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Posted by Fran Martens

Today:  Emergency Alert System - Blue Alerts, FTC Tenth Annual Microeconomics Conference, Legislation to Protect the Open Internet, New Mexico Rural USF Workshop

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Topics: EAS System, FCC Emergency Alert System, FCC Open Internet, New Mexico State USF Rules, FCC Chairman Pai, blue alert, annual microeconomics conference

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