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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Names Robocall Traceback Manager, FCC Announces Price Cap Carrier CAF Phase II Election Deadline, FCC Announces Quite Period On USF Forbearance Petition

 

robocall scam shutterstock_1346276600FCC Names Robocall Traceback Manager

The FCC announced it has designated USTelecom – the Broadband Association’s Industry Traceback Group as the official consortium for coordinating industry-led efforts to trace back the origin of suspected unlawful robocalls. The Industry Traceback Group is a collaborative group comprised of voice service providers across wireline, wireless, VoIP, and cable services.

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Topics: robocall traceback, Price Cap Carrier CAF Phase II, Quiet Period on USF Forbearance Petition

The Regulatory Mix - Friday May 22, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix: FTC & FCC Send Letters to More VoIP Providers Facilitating Illegal Coronavirus-related Robocalls

FTC & FCC Send Letters to More VoIP Providers Facilitating Illegal Coronavirus-related Robocalls

FTC jerphoto shutterstock_1446504773In an FTC news release, along with the FCC, both commissions announced they have sent joint letters to three companies providing VoIP services, warning them that routing and transmitting illegal coronavirus-related scam robocalls is itself illegal and may lead to federal law enforcement against them.

 

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Topics: FCC, FTC, Robocall, USTelecom, robocall traceback, COVID-19, TSR

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FCC Robocall Traceback Efforts, USDA Rural Broadband Grants and  USDA ReConnect Program Application Window and Webinar

 

FCC entrance shutterstockFCC Robocall Traceback Efforts

The FCC announced that its Enforcement Bureau sent letters to seven gateway service providers asking for their support in tracking down the originators of illegal spoofed foreign robocalls.

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Topics: USDA Rural Broadband Grants, TRACED Act, STIR/SHAKEN, USDA’s ReConnect program, robocall traceback

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