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Checking In @ The FCC - The August 2019 Open Meeting

Posted by Cory Garone

when-opportunity-knocksIs Opportunity Knocking?

Chairman Pai’s theme for the August 1, 2019 meeting is “When Opportunity Knocks” and draws from various movie and television sequels in the pop culture landscape.  The focus this month will be on several items intended to close the digital divide.  The “tentpole” of this effort is a proposal to adopt the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund intended to connect millions more rural homes and small businesses to high-speed broadband networks.  The FCC wants to build on the success of the Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction.  Another item will focus on updating the way Form 477 data is collected through the Digital Opportunity Data Collection, an all-new approach to mapping that will collect granular broadband availability maps from service providers using shapefiles.  Read More
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Topics: high-cost universal service support, caller ID spoofing, #CheckingIn@TheFCC, FCC August Open Meeting, reporting on Form 477, FCC CAF Phase II, Kari’s Law/RAY BAUM’S Act, MLTS Calls to 911, Sunsetting the Form 477

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, November 3, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Next Generation 9-1-1 Act Introduced, Pennsylvania Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, South Carolina Opts-In to FirstNet Plan, FCC Rate-of-Return Challenges 

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Topics: high-cost universal service support, FirstNet, FCC rate-of-return carriers, South Carolina FirstNet, unsubsidized broadband competitors, Next Generation 9-1-1 Act, NG 9-1-1, Pennsylvania FirstNet

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC LNPA Transition Webcast, FCC Directive on Excess High-Cost Universal Service Funds

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Topics: LNPA, high-cost universal service support, LNPA Transition, TOEP, Local Number Portability Administration, Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), FCC Wireline Competition Bureau, HIgh Cost USF, contribution factor

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC List of 100% Overlapped Rate of Return Carrier Study Areas, FCC Slamming and Cramming Rule Comments 

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Topics: high-cost universal service support, Rate of Return (ROR) carriers, Overlapped ROR Carrier Study Areas, Rate of Return Carrier Study Areas, SACs, FCC Slamming and Cramming Rules, rate-of-return carriers

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, June 2, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Commissioners on Means-Testing for High-Cost Support, FCC Wireless Broadband Infrastructure, FTC Judgment Against Robocaller

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Topics: high-cost universal service support, Do Not Call, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, Wireless Broadband, FTC obtains judgment against robocaller, FCC Commissioner Clyburn

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, July 30, 2015

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, California, New York, Charter-Time Warner - Bright House, high-cost universal service support

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