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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front doors angle-1FCC Releases Form 477 Data

The FCC released data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of June 30, 2018. All the data were collected through FCC Form 477. Read More
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Topics: FCC Form 477, Form 477 Data, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, 911 fee diversion, fixed broadband deployment

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

pa-avenuenw0826201477_750xx4256-2394-0-219FTC Settles Privacy Shield Complaints

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it reached settlement agreements with five companies over allegations that they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which establishes a process to allow companies to transfer consumer data from European Union countries to the United States in compliance with EU law. 

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Topics: FCC Form 477, Interconnected VoIP, ILECs, CLECs, FTC Privacy Shield, Voice Telephone Services Report, over-the-top

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, August 30, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FTC bldgFTC Revises List of Companies Subject to Broadband Privacy Study

The Federal Trade Commission has revised the list of companies from which it is seeking information as part of its examination of broadband companies’ privacy practices.

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Topics: FCC Form 477, Internet Access Services Status Report, Broadband Privacy Study

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, August 9, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

 

ITIF logoITIF Report Says GDPR-Style Data Privacy Law Would Cost U.S. Economy $122 Billion Per Year

In a recent Report the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) found that federal legislation mirroring key provisions of either the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) could cost the U.S. economy approximately $122 billion per year.

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Topics: FCC Form 477, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, GDPR, ITIF, CRTC 2019 Communications Monitoring Report

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

FCC Broadband and Competition Report

Posted by Connie Wightman

negotiation-of-agreementsWhat has changed in the Form 477 process or timing?

The FCC’s Form 477 is designed to gather location-specific information about the availability of broadband access across the United States. The same report is also used to track the geographic penetration of competitive options for local services, including traditional landline voice services, VoIP and wireless.  This data is gathered from all providers of these services twice a year.

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Topics: wireless, VoIP, FCC Form 477, Rate of Return (ROR) carriers, landline voice, broadband access, March 1, 2019 Deadline, Facilities-Based Broadband , Facilities-Based Mobile Telephony

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

 

Today: FCC CAF II Auction

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Topics: FCC Form 477, CAF II Auction, Connect America Fund Phase II, Auction 903, CAF II Bidding System

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, February 8, 2018

Posted by Jennifer Durst-Jarrell

Today: FCC's Pai on Contraband Wireless Devices in Correctional Facilities, FCC Releases Voice Telephone Services Status Report 

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Topics: FCC Form 477, Interconnected VoIP, contraband wireless devices, ILECs, CLECs, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Voice Telephone Services Status Report, correctional facilities

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, November 27, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US House Hearing on Tech Company Algorithms, FCC form 477 Data, FCC LNP Session on Small Service Providers, Maine POLR Obligations, New York RFI on Citywide Broadband Deployment  

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Topics: FCC Form 477, Consumer Privacy, Maine POLR, Form 477 Data, US House Hearing on Tech Compnay Algorithms, mobile and voice broadband network deployment, Provider of Last Resort, New York Citywide Broadband Deployment, Tech Company Algorithms, FCC LNP Session, shapefiles

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Extends Filing Dates in Form 477 Proceeding, FCC September Open Meeting Agenda Announced,  Texas and Idaho Opt In to FirstNet Plan 

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Topics: FCC Form 477, FirstNet, Toll Free Assignment Modernization, Revitalization of the AM Radio Service, FCC Open Meeting for September, 20th Mobile Wireless Competition Report, Texas and Idaho Opt-In to FirstNet, FCC extends filing dates for 477 proceeding, Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile Handsets

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