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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, October 24, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

us-capitol-building-and-congressUS Senate Suicide Hotline Bill Introduced 

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI),Cory Gardner (R-CO), Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Jack Reed (D-RI) announced they introduced the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act (S2661) that directs the FCC to designate 9-8-8 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This line would include the Veterans Crisis Line for veteran-specific mental health support. Additionally, the legislation will authorize the ability of states to collect fees to ensure local call centers are able to support increased volume. 

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Topics: FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, Broadband Milestone Report, FCC Broadband Deployment Report, National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, 9-8-8, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, May 31, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front doors angle-1FCC Reacts to Selection of SHAKEN/STIR Policy Administrator

FCC Chairman Pai issued  the following statement in response to the announcement by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) that it has selected iconectiv as policy administrator of the SHAKEN/STIR call authentication framework.

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Topics: robocalls, Leased Commercial Access, FCC June Open Meeting, SHAKEN/STIR, FCC Broadband Deployment Report, Rules to Promote Aviation Safety, mobile-use spectrum auctions, High-Band 5G Airwaves Auction

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 22, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolHouse Republicans on Net Neutrality

Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH) and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent a letter to Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chair Michael F. Doyle (D-PA) requesting the committee work together to find a bipartisan solution for net neutrality. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, CRTC, FCC Broadband Deployment Report, Internet Services Code

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