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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Commissioner Simington Says Net Neutrality Likely on Agenda, Florida PSC and FTRI Seek to Improve Services for Speech and Hearing Impaired, Hawaii PUC Further Extends COVID Related Prohibition on Disconnections 

 

simington-bio-pageFCC Commissioner Simington Says Net Neutrality Likely on Agenda  

Addressing the Free State Foundation on Tuesday, FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington lauded the 25th anniversary of the Telcom Act of 1996, though acknowledged ongoing issues facing Congress.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FCC Commissioner Simington, Florida PSC, FTRI, Hawaii PUC, COVID Related Prohibition on Disconnections

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, February 8, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: INCOMPAS Asks FCC to Kick Start Net Neutrality, FCC's Releases Details Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Roundtable, FCC Seeks Comment on Telehealth Application Metrics, Mississippi Bill Designed to Increase Broadband Connectivity/Accessibility 

 

INCOMPAS logo-1INCOMPAS Asks FCC to Kick Start Net Neutrality 

INCOMPAS, the Internet and Competitive Networks Association, has filed a Petition for Reconsideration with the FCC asking the Commission to reconsider and reverse its decision to uphold the reclassification of broadband Internet access service (BIAS) as a Title I information service.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, INCOMPAS, Roundtable on Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, FCC Telehealth Application, Mississippi Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 7, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: Court Declines to Rehear Challenges to FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, FCC C-Band Proposal, US House Field Hearing on Rural Broadband

 

court columns-1Court Declines to Rehear Challenges to FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order 

The US Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit denied petitions for an en banc rehearing of its decision to uphold the FCC’s 2018 Restoring Internet Freedom Order.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, rural broadband, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Communications and Technology Subcommittee, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, C-Band Proposal, spectrum from 3.7 to 4.2 GHz

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

FTC bldgFTC Agenda for Workshop on COPPA Rule 


The FTC has released the agenda for a workshop it is holding on October 7, 2019.  The workshop will examine the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule in light of evolving business practices and new technology in the online marketplace.  

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FTC Workshop, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, COPPA Rule, Children's Online Protection Act

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

court columnsCourt of Appeals Upholds Majority of FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order 

In its decision the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the majority of the FCC’s 2018 Restoring Internet Freedom order with two exceptions.  First, the Court concluded that the FCC’s preemption barring states from imposing more stringent rules or requirements should be vacated.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Corporate Responsibility Online

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

dome and flagUS House Passes Save the Internet Act

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement after H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, passed on the floor of the House of Representatives by a vote of 232-190:

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Topics: Net Neutrality, INCOMPAS, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, Save the Internet Act, Enforcement Advisory on Video TV Set-Top Boxes

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

dome and flagSenators Want to Designate April as National 9-1-1 Education Month

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Burr (R-NC), co-chairs of the Next Generation 911 Caucus, introduced a resolution designating April 2019 as “National 9–1–1 Education Month.”  The resolution also urges governmental officials, parents, teachers, school administrators, caregivers, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the people of the United States to observe the month with appropriate ceremonies, training events, and activities. Among other things, the resolution suggests programs to promote proper use of 9–1–1 could include  (1) public awareness events, including conferences, media outreach, and training activities for parents, teachers, school administrators, other caregivers, and businesses;  (2) educational events in schools and other appropriate venues; and (3) production and distribution of information about the 9–1–1 system designed to educate people of all ages on the importance and proper use of 9–1–1.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, US Congress Energy and Commerce Committee, National 9-1-1 Education Month, Save the Internet Act, 4Q2018 Inflation Adjustment for Cable Operators

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

UTC LOGOUtilities Technology Council White Paper on 5G

The UTC has released a white paper on the potential impacts of 5G wireless service on electric utilities.  This white paper is intended to frame the issue rather than provide a comprehensive plan or policy approach.  Among other things, it concludes that “the big issues for utilities are cost, reliability and confidence in the supply chain.  It is important to note that the availability and resilience of a communications system is more a feature of network design, operation and maintenance than it is of the technology employed. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, LPTV, UTC, 5G Wireless, Utilities Technology Council, 5G Wireless over Electric Utilities, US Senate Net Neutrality Working Group

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, March 7, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

hearing-room9House Hearings on Net Neutrality

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) announced that the Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on restoring net neutrality protections on Tuesday, March 12, at 10:00 am in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, USF, USAC, US House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearings, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, Save the Iternet Act, House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, Use of E-Rate Funds, Legislating to Safeguard the Free & Open Internet

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 22, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolHouse Republicans on Net Neutrality

Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH) and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent a letter to Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chair Michael F. Doyle (D-PA) requesting the committee work together to find a bipartisan solution for net neutrality. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, CRTC, FCC Broadband Deployment Report, Internet Services Code

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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Commissioner Simington Says Net Neutrality Likely on Agenda, Florida PSC and FTRI Seek to Improve Services for Speech and Hearing Impaired, Hawaii PUC Further Extends COVID Related Prohibition on Disconnections 

 

simington-bio-pageFCC Commissioner Simington Says Net Neutrality Likely on Agenda  

Addressing the Free State Foundation on Tuesday, FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington lauded the 25th anniversary of the Telcom Act of 1996, though acknowledged ongoing issues facing Congress.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FCC Commissioner Simington, Florida PSC, FTRI, Hawaii PUC, COVID Related Prohibition on Disconnections

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, February 8, 2021

Posted by Scott Klopack

Today's Regulatory Mix: INCOMPAS Asks FCC to Kick Start Net Neutrality, FCC's Releases Details Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Roundtable, FCC Seeks Comment on Telehealth Application Metrics, Mississippi Bill Designed to Increase Broadband Connectivity/Accessibility 

 

INCOMPAS logo-1INCOMPAS Asks FCC to Kick Start Net Neutrality 

INCOMPAS, the Internet and Competitive Networks Association, has filed a Petition for Reconsideration with the FCC asking the Commission to reconsider and reverse its decision to uphold the reclassification of broadband Internet access service (BIAS) as a Title I information service.

Read More
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Topics: Net Neutrality, INCOMPAS, Roundtable on Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, FCC Telehealth Application, Mississippi Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 7, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: Court Declines to Rehear Challenges to FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, FCC C-Band Proposal, US House Field Hearing on Rural Broadband

 

court columns-1Court Declines to Rehear Challenges to FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order 

The US Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit denied petitions for an en banc rehearing of its decision to uphold the FCC’s 2018 Restoring Internet Freedom Order.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, rural broadband, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Communications and Technology Subcommittee, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, C-Band Proposal, spectrum from 3.7 to 4.2 GHz

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

FTC bldgFTC Agenda for Workshop on COPPA Rule 


The FTC has released the agenda for a workshop it is holding on October 7, 2019.  The workshop will examine the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule in light of evolving business practices and new technology in the online marketplace.  

Read More
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Topics: Net Neutrality, FTC Workshop, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, COPPA Rule, Children's Online Protection Act

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

court columnsCourt of Appeals Upholds Majority of FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order 

In its decision the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the majority of the FCC’s 2018 Restoring Internet Freedom order with two exceptions.  First, the Court concluded that the FCC’s preemption barring states from imposing more stringent rules or requirements should be vacated.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Order, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Corporate Responsibility Online

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

dome and flagUS House Passes Save the Internet Act

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement after H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, passed on the floor of the House of Representatives by a vote of 232-190:

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Topics: Net Neutrality, INCOMPAS, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, Save the Internet Act, Enforcement Advisory on Video TV Set-Top Boxes

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

dome and flagSenators Want to Designate April as National 9-1-1 Education Month

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Burr (R-NC), co-chairs of the Next Generation 911 Caucus, introduced a resolution designating April 2019 as “National 9–1–1 Education Month.”  The resolution also urges governmental officials, parents, teachers, school administrators, caregivers, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the people of the United States to observe the month with appropriate ceremonies, training events, and activities. Among other things, the resolution suggests programs to promote proper use of 9–1–1 could include  (1) public awareness events, including conferences, media outreach, and training activities for parents, teachers, school administrators, other caregivers, and businesses;  (2) educational events in schools and other appropriate venues; and (3) production and distribution of information about the 9–1–1 system designed to educate people of all ages on the importance and proper use of 9–1–1.

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Topics: Net Neutrality, US Congress Energy and Commerce Committee, National 9-1-1 Education Month, Save the Internet Act, 4Q2018 Inflation Adjustment for Cable Operators

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

UTC LOGOUtilities Technology Council White Paper on 5G

The UTC has released a white paper on the potential impacts of 5G wireless service on electric utilities.  This white paper is intended to frame the issue rather than provide a comprehensive plan or policy approach.  Among other things, it concludes that “the big issues for utilities are cost, reliability and confidence in the supply chain.  It is important to note that the availability and resilience of a communications system is more a feature of network design, operation and maintenance than it is of the technology employed. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, LPTV, UTC, 5G Wireless, Utilities Technology Council, 5G Wireless over Electric Utilities, US Senate Net Neutrality Working Group

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, March 7, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

hearing-room9House Hearings on Net Neutrality

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) announced that the Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on restoring net neutrality protections on Tuesday, March 12, at 10:00 am in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

Read More
0 Comments | View Comments

Topics: Net Neutrality, USF, USAC, US House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearings, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, Save the Iternet Act, House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, Use of E-Rate Funds, Legislating to Safeguard the Free & Open Internet

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 22, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolHouse Republicans on Net Neutrality

Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH) and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent a letter to Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chair Michael F. Doyle (D-PA) requesting the committee work together to find a bipartisan solution for net neutrality. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, CRTC, FCC Broadband Deployment Report, Internet Services Code

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