FCC HUB Reporting Deadlines
The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau issued guidance to rate-of-return Connect America Fund recipients regarding their obligation to report geo-located broadband information and make deployment certifications to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC).
Connect America Fund,
Local Number Portability Best Practices,
High Cost Universal Service Broadband portal,
FCC Truth-In-Billing Rules,
2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines
FTC Settles Privacy Shield Complaints
The Federal Trade Commission announced that it reached settlement agreements with five companies over allegations that they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which establishes a process to allow companies to transfer consumer data from European Union countries to the United States in compliance with EU law.
FCC Form 477,
FTC Privacy Shield,
Voice Telephone Services Report,
"White Label" interconnected VoIP partner programs have exploded in recent years. For those of us who have been around for a while, it brings back memories of the long-distance reseller partner programs that proliferated in the ‘90s.
FCC Form 499,
VoIP White Label partnering programs,
wholesale provider regulatory obligation,
White Label VoIP programs
Many interconnected VoIP providers have historically calculated their interstate revenues based on the FCC's VoIP "safe harbor" of 64.9%.
Safe Harbor vs. Traffic Study,
FCC Form 499 A & Q,
The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of telecom related regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day.
broadband internet service,
FCC Data on Voice Telephone Services,
The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of telecom related 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 Briefing.
smartphone anti-theft voluntary commitment,
South Carolina Universal Service Fund