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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

IOWA Utilities Baord logoIowa Declines to Adopt Rate Caps for Inmate Calling Services

The Iowa Utilities Board (Board) has declined to adopt new inmate calling service (ICS) rules, including rate caps.  Significantly, the Board found that most companies providing ICS in Iowa qualify as alternative operator service (AOS) companies, which are subject to Board regulation.  As such, they must file tariffs with the Board for review and approval, which provides a flexible process to review the terms and costs of service.

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Topics: inmate calling services rate cap, Inteserra Briefing, Michigan UNE/Local Interconnection, 4Competition Coalition, Sprint T-Mobile Merger, WISPA

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 24, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: Federal Video Visitation and Inmate Calling in Prisons Act of 2017, FCC Connect2Health Task Force, Alabama Inmate Calling Services Rules 

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Topics: Video Visitation and Inmage Calling in Prisons, Federal legislation, FCC Connect2Health, broadband-enabled health and care ecosystems, broadband health issue, GN Docket No. 16-46, Alabama Inmate Calling Services Rules, ICS Rules, ICS reporting requirements, ICS record retention, inmate calling services rate cap

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