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The Regulatory Mix - Monday, November 18, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Dome and flag US CapHouse & Senate Announce Agreement on Anti-Robocall Bill 

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Chairman John Thune (R-SD), Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR), Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA), and Ranking Member Bob Latta (R-OH) announced that they have come to an agreement in principle on legislation, the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, to combat the robocall epidemic:

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Topics: Wireless E911, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, FCC November Open Meeting, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Wireless E911 Location Accuracy, Auction For C-Band Licenses 

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, September 28, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Congress Holds Hearing On Public Safety Bills, FTC Privacy Shield Settlement

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Topics: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act, 9-1-1 Fee Integrity Act, Anti-Swatting Act of 2018, FTC Privacy Shield

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, September 21, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Extends Regulatory Fee Filing Window for Carriers Affected by Hurricane Florence, FTC Announces Continuation of Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings, US House Hearing On State of the Media

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Topics: US House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, FTC Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings, Hurricane Florence, State of the Media Marketplace, FCC Regulatory Fee Filing Window

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, September 7, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Massachusetts Upholds Enhanced 911 Surcharge Increase,  US House Hearings On Public Safety 

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Topics: E911, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, #SubCommTech, National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act, 911 Fee Integrity Act, 911 surcharge increase, Massachusetts DTC, Anti-Swatting Act of 2018, CoMIRS

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, July 5, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Senate Small Cell Deployment Bill, FCC CAF Phase II Auction Workshop, Oregon Releases Phone Bridge Information for Workshop, Michigan Granted Lifeline Waiver Extension Maine Issues Pole Attachment Notice of Investigation  

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Topics: CAF Phase II Auction, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Maine Pole Attachments, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, CAF II Bidding System, auction903@fcc.gov, Oregon Phone Bridge Information, small cell deployment, Michigan Lifeline

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Congress Non-Emergency Mobile Number Bill, US Congress Hearing On Telecommunications Supply Chain and National Security, FCC Announces Settlement For Failure To Obtain Merger Approval 

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Topics: 911, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, FCC Commssioner O'Rielly, Telecommunications Supply Chain, Long Lines Metro, National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act, National Security, Settlement for Failure to Obtian Merger Approval, Vast Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  Alabama Legislation Encourages Providers to Adopt FCC Robocall Rules, FCC Settles Investigations into Wireless Structures Built Without Review, US House Hearing in Data Prioritization 

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Topics: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, FCC Robocall Rules, Wireless Structures Built Without Review, Alabama Legislation, Data Prioritization, Internet Prioritization, FCC consent decree with Sprint, FCC consent decree with Mobilitie

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: U.S. House Hearing on Public Safety, U.S. House Broadband Legislation, FCC Broadband Funding 

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Topics: Public Safety, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Broadband Legislation, FCC Broadband Funding, funding for cooperatives and small rural carriers, Emergency Alert, regulatory barriers to broadband infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today: U.S. House Broadband Infrastructure Plans, FCC on False Alarm in Hawaii  

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Topics: rural broadband, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, U.S. House Broadband Infrastructure Plans, public safety benefits, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC on False Alarm in Hawaii

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