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The Regulatory Mix - Friday, November 22, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

full commissioner seats FCC-2FCC December Open Meeting 

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced the tentative agenda for the FCC’s December 12, 2019, Open Meeting.  It includes the following items: 

  • VoIP Symmetry – An Order on Remand and Declaratory Ruling that would promote continued investment in IP-based networks by clarifying that a local exchange carrier partnering with a VoIP provider may assess end office switched access charges only if the carrier or its VoIP partner provides a physical connection to the last-mile facilities used to serve the end user.
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Topics: robocalling, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC December Open Meeting, SHAKEN/STIR, 988: Suicide Prevention Hotline Number, cable service change notification, VoIP Symmetry, FM Station Licensing

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, September 23, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

One_Civic_Center_Plaza,_NE_cornerColorado Releases Annual 911 Report

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has released its 2018-2019 Report on the State of 911 Services in Colorado.  The is the second report the PUC has released thus far. Read More
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Topics: NG911, robocalling, FCC Consumer Advisory Committee, 911 services

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 22, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

AR PSCArkansas Robocalling Workshop Agenda

The Arkansas Public Service Commission announced the Agenda for its Educational Workshop to be held on August 22-23, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. each day, in the Hearing Room of the Arkansas Public Service Commission, 1000 Center Street, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Topics: robocalling, Arkansas Workshop, Maine Net Neutrality

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolUS Congress Hearing on Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

The House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary Committees announced their subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law will hold a joint hearing on the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on Wednesday, February 13.  The joint  hearing will examine the merger’s potential impacts on consumers, workers and the wireless industry.  While the complete list of hearing participants is still being confirmed, T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure have both agreed to testify. 

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Topics: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, robocalling, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Sprint T-Mobile Merger, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Deadlines, STAs, U.s. House Judiciary Committee, USL Applications and Notification

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, January 11, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

5G image for blogsNew Report Addresses 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Communities of Color

A new paper published by the Brookings Institution addresses the potential impact of 5G deployment on communities of color.  It says that, for communities of color that often lack reliable broadband access, 5G represents increased economic opportunity through improved access to social services, such as health care, education, transportation, energy, and employment.  Read More
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Topics: broadband, ATIS, IoT, Small Cell Wireless, robocalling, 5G, Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, STI-PA, SHAKEN protocol, caller ID, Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator, Brookings Institution

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, June 7, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Louisiana Enacts Amended Caller ID Spoofing Bill, FCC 8YY Access Changes, FCC Slamming and Cramming Rules, FCC Toll-free Texting 

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Topics: caller ID spoofing, FCC Slamming and Cramming Rules, robocalling, Toll-free Texting, toll-free Service Management System, fraudulent use of toll-free numbers, 8YY Access Charges, bill-and-keep, Louisiana Caller ID Spoofing Bill

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, April 13, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US House Hearing on Robocalling, Spoofing, and Scams, FCC Agenda for April Open Meeting 

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Topics: spoofing, Business Data Services, FCC April Open Meeting, caller ID spoofing, rate-of-return carriers, robocalling, Spectrum Frontiers Auctions, Protecting National Security, Subcommittee on Digital Commerce, Licensing Procedures for Small Satellites, cable channel lineup requirements, Inteserra Spring 2018 Telecom Regulatory Seminar

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

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