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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday June 2, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: US Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Bill, FCC Lifeline Awareness

US-Capitol-Building-Dome-Interior-Photo-Credit-courtesy-of-washington_org_-2-1US Congress Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Bill

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) announced the introduction of HR7022, the “Rural Broadband Acceleration Act.” This bipartisan legislation would direct the FCC to fund shovel-ready, high-speed internet projects immediately, so consumers can access broadband within a year.

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Topics: FCC, FCC LIfeline Program, us rural digital opportunity fund bill

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, November 15, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front view-1FCC Revises Lifeline Program 

The FCC has announced various reforms to its Lifeline program.  The Order eliminates the Lifeline Broadband Provider ETC category and the process for designation of broadband-only ETCs by the FCC.  Instead, states will make such designations.  Other reforms adopted in the order included: 

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Topics: ETCs, CAF II Auction, FCC LIfeline Program, Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  Court Clears Path for AT&T Time Warner, Inc. Merger, Former Commissioner Clyburn Farewell Statement, NTIA Extends Comment Period on International Internet Policy Priorities 

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Clyburn, FCC LIfeline Program, FCC Connect2Health, NTIA International Internet Policy Priorities, U.S. District Court, AT&T Time Warner Merger

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, November 20, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Georgia Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, FCC November Open Meeting Developments  

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Topics: Pole Attachments, wireless broadband deployment, Methods to Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls, FCC LIfeline Program, FCC Form 325, Georgia FirstNet, Wireline Deployment, Lifeline support for mobile broadband, Lifeline subscribers payment, approval of discontinuance, FCC November Open Meeting, copper retirement rules

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC's Clyburn on Lifeline Program, FCC Approves CenturyLink/Level 3 Transfer of Control, FCC Emergency E-Rate Assistance 

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Clyburn, CenturyLink/Level 3 Merger, FCC LIfeline Program, FEMA, Level 3 legacy fiber facilities, Lifeline Program Changes, E-rate assistance, CenturyLink legacy fiber facilities

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US House Hearing on FCC Oversight, FCC Network Reliability Best Practices, Hawaii PUC Audit, Iowa to Opt-In to FirstNet 

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Topics: US House FCC Oversight, FCC LIfeline Program, Oversight and Reauthorization of the FCC, Network Reliability best practices, legislation to reauthorize the FCC, facilitate broadband deployment, Hawaii PUC Audit, Iowa to opt-in to FirstNet, first responder network

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, July 13, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Directs USAC to Take Specific Action on Lifeline Waste, Fraud, and Abuse; Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy; Washington 564 NPA Overlay  

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Topics: USAC, ETCs, FCC LIfeline Program, Lifeline Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, Connecticut Cybersecurity, cyber attacks, Washington NPA 564, Washington 10-Digit Dialing

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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday June 2, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: US Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Bill, FCC Lifeline Awareness

US-Capitol-Building-Dome-Interior-Photo-Credit-courtesy-of-washington_org_-2-1US Congress Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Bill

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) announced the introduction of HR7022, the “Rural Broadband Acceleration Act.” This bipartisan legislation would direct the FCC to fund shovel-ready, high-speed internet projects immediately, so consumers can access broadband within a year.

Read More
0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: FCC, FCC LIfeline Program, us rural digital opportunity fund bill

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, November 15, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front view-1FCC Revises Lifeline Program 

The FCC has announced various reforms to its Lifeline program.  The Order eliminates the Lifeline Broadband Provider ETC category and the process for designation of broadband-only ETCs by the FCC.  Instead, states will make such designations.  Other reforms adopted in the order included: 

Read More
0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: ETCs, CAF II Auction, FCC LIfeline Program, Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  Court Clears Path for AT&T Time Warner, Inc. Merger, Former Commissioner Clyburn Farewell Statement, NTIA Extends Comment Period on International Internet Policy Priorities 

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Clyburn, FCC LIfeline Program, FCC Connect2Health, NTIA International Internet Policy Priorities, U.S. District Court, AT&T Time Warner Merger

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, November 20, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Georgia Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, FCC November Open Meeting Developments  

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Topics: Pole Attachments, wireless broadband deployment, Methods to Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls, FCC LIfeline Program, FCC Form 325, Georgia FirstNet, Wireline Deployment, Lifeline support for mobile broadband, Lifeline subscribers payment, approval of discontinuance, FCC November Open Meeting, copper retirement rules

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC's Clyburn on Lifeline Program, FCC Approves CenturyLink/Level 3 Transfer of Control, FCC Emergency E-Rate Assistance 

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Clyburn, CenturyLink/Level 3 Merger, FCC LIfeline Program, FEMA, Level 3 legacy fiber facilities, Lifeline Program Changes, E-rate assistance, CenturyLink legacy fiber facilities

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US House Hearing on FCC Oversight, FCC Network Reliability Best Practices, Hawaii PUC Audit, Iowa to Opt-In to FirstNet 

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Topics: US House FCC Oversight, FCC LIfeline Program, Oversight and Reauthorization of the FCC, Network Reliability best practices, legislation to reauthorize the FCC, facilitate broadband deployment, Hawaii PUC Audit, Iowa to opt-in to FirstNet, first responder network

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, July 13, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Directs USAC to Take Specific Action on Lifeline Waste, Fraud, and Abuse; Connecticut Cybersecurity Strategy; Washington 564 NPA Overlay  

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Topics: USAC, ETCs, FCC LIfeline Program, Lifeline Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, Connecticut Cybersecurity, cyber attacks, Washington NPA 564, Washington 10-Digit Dialing

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