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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Issues Record Robocalling Fine, FCC To Modernize Rules For Additional Millimeter-Wave Spectrum Bands

 

robocall device-1FCC Issues Record Robocalling Fine; Seven Attorneys General File Suit

The FCC has proposed a $225 million fine against Texas-based health insurance telemarketers for apparently making approximately 1 billion illegally spoofed robocalls.

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Topics: FCC June Open Meeting, Robocalling Fines, Millimeter-Wave Spectrum Bands

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Adopts Final Bidding Procedures For Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, FCC Commissioner Announces Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition Program

 

 

FCC meeting room-1-1FCC Adopts Final Bidding Procedures For Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

At its Open Meeting today, the FCC voted to adopt procedures for Phase I of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction (Auction 904), which will award up to $16 billion in support over 10 years for the deployment of fixed broadband networks to millions of unserved homes and businesses across rural America.

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Topics: FCC June Open Meeting, RDOF, 5G Deployment, Wireless Infrastructure Upgrades, Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition Program, ETC Reporting Requirements

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday June 3, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Releases Final Agenda for June 2020 Open Meeting, FCC C-Brand Spectrum Will Be Available for 5G Services on an Accelerated Basis,  US Congress COVID-19 Privacy Legislation

FCC meeting room-1-1FCC Releases Final Agenda for June 2020 Open Meeting

The FCC announced the final agenda for its June 9, 2020, Open Meeting. The FCC will consider the following telecom-related items:

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Topics: FCC June Open Meeting, C-Band Spectrum, covid-19 privacy legislation

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday May 21, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Releases Tentative Agenda for June Open Meeting; Will Vote on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction Procedures

FCC Releases Tentative Agenda for June Open Meeting; Will Vote on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction Procedures

5G image for blogsThe FCC has released a tentative agenda for its June 9, 2020, Open Meeting.  Some of the items include:

  • Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Final Auction Procedures – The Commission will consider a Public Notice that would establish procedures for the Phase I auction) of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (Auction 904), awarding up to $16 billion in support over 10 years for deployment of broadband services in unserved areas.  
  • State/Local Approval of Wireless Equipment Modifications – The Commission will consider a Declaratory Ruling and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would clarify, and seek comment on changes to, the Commission’s rules implementing section 6409(a) of the Spectrum Act of 2012 in order to accelerate the deployment of communications infrastructure by facilitating the upgrade of existing sites for 5G networks. 

 

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Topics: FCC, wireless, 5G nationwide network, FCC June Open Meeting, COVID-19, RDOF

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 - Thursday, May 23, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC meeting room-1FCC June Open Meeting Tentative Agenda

The FCC announced the tentative Agenda for its June 6, 2019, Open Meeting.  The following three items are on the tentative agenda:

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Topics: Leased Commercial Access, FCC June Open Meeting, Rural Health Care Funding, Broadband Conversation Podcasts, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Call-Blocking Rules, Rules to Promote Aviation Safety

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, June 11, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, FCC IP CTS, FCC Cable Leased Access Rules 

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel Statement, Restoring Internet Freedom, ASR, Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service, Compliance Essentials for BIAS Providers, IP CTS, TRS Fund, automated speech recognition, FCC June Open Meeting, Cable Lease Access Rules

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