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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

court columnsCourt Denies Motion to Stay Access Arbitrage Order 

US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order denying motion for stay of the FCC's Access Arbitrage order.  That order adopted rules aimed at eliminating the financial incentives to engage in access stimulation.  Under the new rules, a CLEC will be considered an access stimulator if it has an interstate terminating-to-originating traffic ratio of at least 6:1 in an end office in a calendar month.  If a CLEC is engaged in access stimulation it may not bill an IXC for terminating switched access tandem switching or terminating switched access transport for any traffic between its terminating end office (or equivalent) and the associated access tandem switch. 

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Topics: Lifeline, National Security, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Access Arbitrage, FCC’s Universal Service Fund and TRS Fund, FCC Debarment and Suspension Rules

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Dome and flag US CapUS House Hearing on Wireless Security

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee announced it hold a legislative hearing entitled “Legislating to Secure America’s Wireless Future.” on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  “In order to pave the way for America’s wireless future, our networks must be secure and employ cutting edge technology to harness the power of our airwaves,” said Chairmen Pallone and Doyle.

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Topics: Lifeline, Legislating to Secure America's Wireless Future, Medicaid, Lifeline National Eligibility Verifier

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 29, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

NARUCNARUC Lifeline Resolution

At its July 2019 Summer Policy Summit, the NARUC approved a resolution  on Lifeline that urges the Federal Communications Commission to (i) work quickly and collaboratively with service providers and other stakeholders to fix the National Verifier before use of it is required in any state by (a) implementing service provider APIs, and (b) securing access to federal/state SNAP and Medicaid databases,

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Topics: Lifeline, NARUC, National Lifeline Verifier, FCC August Open Meeting, Kari’s Law/RAY BAUM’S Act, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, Telehealth, Digital Opportunity Data Collection

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, April 5, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Releases 4Q 2017 Inflation Adjustment for Cable Operators, FCC Letter on Diversion of 911 Funds, Minnesota Issues Notice of Comment Period for TAP/Lifeline Docket 

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Topics: Lifeline, USAC, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, FCC Form 1240, 4Q 2017 Inflation Adjustment for Cable Operators, Minnesota TAP/Lifeline Docket, Minnesota Telephone Assistance Program, Diversion of 911 Funds

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, December 4, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Lifeline Verifier Launch Date Delay, FCC Comment on Spectrum Policy Recommendations  

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Topics: Lifeline, USAC, Federal Information Security Management Act, FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC’s Technological Advisory Council, National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier, FISMA, Spectrum Policy, TAC, Radio Frequency, RF

Checking In @ The FCC  - The November Open Meeting

Posted by Amy Gross

What will the FCC be tackling next?

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Topics: Lifeline, FCC Open Meeting, ETCs, Home Page, Wireline Broadband Deployment, copper retirement, wireless deployment, robocalling, DNO, pole attachment reforms, network change notification process, do-not-originate, Cable Reporting, Form 325

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 3, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Allows Vermont to Participate in NLAD, FCC CAF II Auction Notice, New Mexico Opts-In to FirstNet Network 

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Topics: Lifeline, national lifeline accountability database, FirstNet, CAF II Auction, NLAD, FCC CAF II Auction, New Mexico opts-in to FirstNet, Vermont to Participate in NLAD, Lifeline ETCs

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, March 9, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC 911 Outage Investigation, LNP Transition Outreach, Lifeline Petitions, New York Prepares for New 838 Area Code

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Topics: Lifeline, LNP Transition Outreach and Education Event, New York 838 NPA, FCC 911 Outage Investigation

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, January 12, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

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.

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Topics: Lifeline, E-rate, Connect America, FCC Commissioner Pai, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Colorado PUC Commissioner appointed, mobile broadband, FCC Webinar on Universal Service, Free Data, FreeBee Data 360

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Posted by Amy Gross

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.

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Topics: Lifeline, CAF, ETCs, NARUC Telecom Resolutions, US Court overturns FCC VoIP Symmetry Order

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