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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 - Thursday, August 2, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Court Sets Briefing Schedule in Net Neutrality/Open Internet/Internet Freedom Appeal, ITIF Releases Report Urging Congress to Allow Internet Paid Prioritization 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, Open Internet, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Internet Freedom Appeals, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, ITIF, Internet paid prioritization, permissive prioritization, net neutrality legislation

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