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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Approval of Additional COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications, FCC Further Extends Temporary Relay Services Waiver, New York Comment on New COVID-19 Proceeding


 

FCC entrance shutterstock-1FCC Announces Approval of Additional COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

 

The FCC announced the approval of an additional 77 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program. Health care providers in both urban and rural areas of the country will use this $29.41 million in funding to provide Telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Topics: TRS, FCC Telehealth Program, Temporary Relay Services Waiver, New York Covid-19 Proceeding

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, June 11, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces Tenth Set of Approved COVID-19 Telehealth Program  Applications, Washington Adopts New Universal Service Rules for Broadband Support

2020 FCC SealFCC Announces Tenth Set of Approved COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications

The FCC announced the approval of an additional 67 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program.  Health care providers in both urban and rural areas of the country will use the newly approved $20.18 million in funding to provide telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Topics: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Telehealth Program, COVID-19, Washington Universal Rules, Washington Broadband Support

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday May 6, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Approves Another Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Applications

FCC Approves Another Set of COVID-19 Telehealth Applications

Doctors sitting around the table and interpreting x-ray imageThe FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau announced it has approved an additional 26 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

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Topics: FCC, FCC Telehealth Program, FCC Telehealth Initiative, Telehealth, COVID-19, COVID-19 Telehealth Application Portal

The Regulatory Mix - Monday May 4, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: COVID-19 Telehealth Applications Now Accepted Only Through Online Portal, Senators Propose $4 Billion in E-Rate Funding

COVID-19 Telehealth Applications Now Accepted Only Through Online Portal

Man using tablet pc against medical interface on xrayIn a Public Notice, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that beginning May 2, 2020 the COVID-19 Telehealth Program will no longer accept PDF form applications by email for the Program.

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Topics: FCC, FCC Telehealth Program, Telehealth, COVID-19 Telehealth Application Portal, maythefourth, maythe4th

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, April 3, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FCC Chairman Reports on Network Performance During COVID-19, FCC Waives Tariff Rules for Rural Broadband and Phone Providers , FCC Adopts COVID-19 Telehealth Program 

 

 

Ajit Pai speaking shutterstockFCC Chairman Reports on Network Performance During COVID-19   

FCC Chairman Pai announced he had spoken with broadband and telephone service providers and trade association leaders about the state of American communications networks as volume and usage patterns shift during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Topics: rural broadband, FCC Telehealth Program, COVID-19, Report on Network Performance, Tariff Rules

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, March 30, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FTC  Warns Service Providers Against "Assisting and Facilitating" Illegal Coronavirus-Related Telemarketing Calls, FCC Announces New COVID-19 Telehealth Program , FCC Home Network Tips for the Coronavirus Pandemic, FCC Supports Tribal Connectivity in New Mexico

 

FTC bldg-1FTC Warns Service Providers Against ‘Assisting and Facilitating’ Illegal Coronavirus-Related Telemarketing Calls 

In a press release, the FTC announced its staff sent letters to nine Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers and other companies warning them that “assisting and facilitating” illegal telemarketing or robocalls related to the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is against the law.

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Topics: FTC, FCC Telehealth Program, telemarketing calls, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Tribal Connectivity in New Mexico

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, August 3, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Telehealth Program, FCC One-Touch, Make-Ready, FCC 5G Spectrum Auction 

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Topics: Pole Attachments, Spectrum Frontiers, Connected Care Pilot Program, FCC Telehealth Program, OTMR, One-Touch Make-Ready, Upper Microwave Flexible Use Service, FCC August Open Meeting, FCC 5G Spectrum Auction

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