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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces March Open Meeting by Teleconference Due to COVID-19,  US House Energy and Commerce Leader Calls on Providers to Offer More Data for Mobile Hotspots During COVID-19, US Senate Keeping Critical Connections Act 

 

FCC meeting room-1-1FCC Announces March Open Meeting By Teleconference Due to COVID-19 

The FCC announced that, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and related agency telework and headquarters access policies, its March 31, 2020, Open Meeting will be in a wholly electronic format and will be open to the public on the Internet via live feed from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube channel. Because of these special circumstances, the items on the agenda (see below) are expected to be voted on circulation prior to the meeting. 

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Topics: US House Energy and Commerce Committee, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Keeping Critical Connections Act, FCC March 2020 Open Meeting, Mobile Hotspots

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 21, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:   USDA Announces Utah Broadband Grant, US House RESILIENT Networks Act,  US House Hearing on Emergency Communications Solutions

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces Utah Broadband Grant 

The USDA announced a $23.6 million investment in high-speed broadband infrastructure in Utah. This investment will build an all-fiber network that will serve more than 3,000 farms, businesses and homes spread over more than 400 square miles in rural Duchesne and Uintah counties.

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Topics: US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Communications and Technology Subcommittee, USDA Broadband Grant, Utah Broadband, RESILIENT Networks Act

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 - 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 16, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

US Congresswoman Introduces Legislation to Restore Local Control of 5G Deployment

office of anna exhooUS Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) introduced H.R. 530, the Accelerating Wireless Broadband Development by Empowering Local Communities Act of 2019, legislation to overturn FCC regulations limiting the ability of local governments to regulate the deployment of 5G wireless infrastructure. Read More
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Topics: US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Accelerating Wireless Broadband, FCC Restoring Internet Freedom, H.R. 530, Wireless location sharing practices

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, August 27, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  US House Committee Will Hear Testimony of Twitter CEO, FCC Announces Effective Date of FY 2018 Applications, FCC Announces Deactivation of DIRS for Tropical Depression Lane

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Topics: DIRS, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, FY 2018 Application Fees, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Tropical Depession Lane

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, March 12, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Congress Inmate Calling Service Legislation, FCC LNPA Transition Outreach, FCC Registry of Intermediate Carriers, Energy and Commerce Committee on Daylight Savings Time

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Topics: TOEP, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Inmate Calling Service Legislation, Registry of Intermediate Carriers, Daylight Savings Time, FCC LNPA Trasnsition Outreach

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Regulators React to AT&T Decision,  Utah Revises USF and Lifeline Rules     

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Topics: US House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Federal Trade Commission v. AT&T Mobility, FTC Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, Lifeline Rules, Utah PSC, USF Rules

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, December 8, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: US House Committee Urges Net Neutrality Vote, FCC Chairman on Impacts of California Wildfires, FCC December Open Meeting  

 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, FCC Open Meeting, EAS System, FCC Emergency Alert System, FCC Chairman Pai, Restoring Internet Freedom, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Twilight Towers, CMRS Presumption, California Wildfires, Rural Health Care Support Mechanism, Electornic Delivery of Cable Communications

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC to Reclassify Internet Access as Information Service, FCC Commissioners React to Reclassification of Internet Access, House Energy and Commerce Committee reaction to Internet Access Reclassification, DOJ Challenges AT&T/DirecTV’s Acquisition of Time Warner 

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Topics: ATT-DIRECTV, BIAS, FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, FCC Commissioner Clyburn, FCC Commissioner Carr, FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel, DOJ civil antitrust lawsuit, FCC Broadband Internet Access Service, Reclassification of Internet Access, FTC to protect consumers' online privacy, overturn the market disrupting net neutrality, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Federal Trade Commission

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