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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday August 6, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: USDA Announces Funding for Oklahoma Broadband, FCC Eliminates Three Legacy TRS Rules, FCC Issues Ruling On Inmate Calling Service (ICS) Rates

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces Funding for Oklahoma Broadband

The USDA announced it is investing more than $29 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Oklahoma.  Specifically:

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Topics: ICS Rates, USDA, USDA Broadband Grant, Oklahoma Broadband, TRS Rules, Inmate Calling Service Rates

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, August 3, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FCC Finalizes Agenda for August Meeting, USDA Announces Funding for Maryland Broadband

 

FCC meeting room-1FCC Finalizes Agenda for August Meeting

The FCC announced the final agenda for its August 6, 2020 Open Meeting. It includes the following items:

  • Inmate Calling Services – A Report and Order on Remand and a Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would respond to remands by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and propose to comprehensively reform rates and charges for the inmate calling services within the Commission’s jurisdiction.
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Topics: FCC Technology Transition, USDA Broadband Grant, Maryland Broadband Funding

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces First Completed CAF II Project,  FCC Hospital Robocall Protection Group Named, USDA Announces Funding for Mississippi Broadband

 

 

FCC front view-1-1FCC Announces First Completed CAF II Project

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement regarding Bloosurf, LLC, the first broadband provider to have its Connect America Fund Phase II auction buildout validated as complete by the Universal Service Administrative Company:

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Topics: USDA Broadband Grant, Hospital Robocall Protection Group, Funding for MIssissippi Broadband, CAF II Project

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, March 2, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix:  USDA Announces $28 Million Broadband Investment in Virginia, FCC Proposes over $200 Million in Fines for Wireless Location Data Violations, FCC Proposes Bidding Procedures for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction, FCC Seeks Comment on Cable Operator Recordkeeping Rules 

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces $28 Million Broadband Investment in Virginia 

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Virginia Beth Green announced USDA has invested $28 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure for more than 17,000 rural households in Virginia.

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Topics: U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, USDA Broadband Grant, Virginia Broadband, Cable Operator Recordkeeping Rules, Wireless Location Data Violations, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  USDA Announces South Carolina and Nevada Broadband Grants, California Attorney General Urges Congress Not to Preempt CCPA 

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces South Carolina and Nevada Broadband Grants 

The USDA announced two new broadband investments.  The first is a $9.1 million investment in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve e-Connectivity for 6,251 homes in rural Kershaw County, South Carolina.  The second is a $2.3 million investment in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 273 households, seven farms, seven businesses and a critical community facility in eastern Nevada.

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Topics: California Consumer Privacy Act, CCPA, South Carolina Broadband Grant, USDA Broadband Grant, Nevada Broadband Grant

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, February 24, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  California Announces New Online Comment Portal for the Public, USDA Announces Georgia Broadband Grant, FCC February Open Meeting Agenda

 

220px-Brownofficebuilding_(1)California Announces New Online Comment Portal for the Public 

The PUC issues a press release announcing that the public can now submit comments on CPUC matters electronically, as well as review the comments of others.  Importantly, the PUC noted that the new format is only for public comments on proceedings. 

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Topics: Public Safety, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, USDA Broadband Grant, FCC February Open Meeting , Flexible Use of the C-band, C-band Auction Bidding, TV White Spaces, Georgia Broadband, California Online Comment Portal

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 - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

_80679890_laptopinfield-1USDA Broadband Grants in Arkansas and West Virginia 

In West Virginia the USDA’s West Virginia State Director Kris Warner announced USDA has invested $18.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 6,300 rural households and an estimated 383 farms in Harrison, Doddridge, Lewis, Barbour and Upshur counties in West Virginia.

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Topics: robocalling, FCC Consumer Advisory Committee, USDA Broadband Grant, Cellular Vehicle to Everything, CV2X

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, December 12, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

USDA LogoUSDA Investing over $83 Million in Broadband Grants in Three States: Alabama, Illinois, South Carolina 


In Illinois, the USDA announced it has invested $12.8 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve e-Connectivity for more than 1,650 homes in rural Illinois.   

 

“We know that rural communities need robust, modern infrastructure to thrive, and that includes having access to broadband e-Connectivity,” Secretary Bill Northey said.

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Topics: NG911, USDA Broadband Grant, California Communications Grid

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, November 8, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

USDA LogoUSDA Announces Broadband Grant in North Carolina 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it has invested $23.7 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for nearly 8,750 rural households in North Carolina.  

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Topics: USDA Broadband Grant, 511 Traveler Help, Colorado 511, Broadband Grant in North Carolina

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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday August 6, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: USDA Announces Funding for Oklahoma Broadband, FCC Eliminates Three Legacy TRS Rules, FCC Issues Ruling On Inmate Calling Service (ICS) Rates

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces Funding for Oklahoma Broadband

The USDA announced it is investing more than $29 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Oklahoma.  Specifically:

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Topics: ICS Rates, USDA, USDA Broadband Grant, Oklahoma Broadband, TRS Rules, Inmate Calling Service Rates

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, August 3, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  FCC Finalizes Agenda for August Meeting, USDA Announces Funding for Maryland Broadband

 

FCC meeting room-1FCC Finalizes Agenda for August Meeting

The FCC announced the final agenda for its August 6, 2020 Open Meeting. It includes the following items:

  • Inmate Calling Services – A Report and Order on Remand and a Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would respond to remands by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and propose to comprehensively reform rates and charges for the inmate calling services within the Commission’s jurisdiction.
Read More
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Topics: FCC Technology Transition, USDA Broadband Grant, Maryland Broadband Funding

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix: FCC Announces First Completed CAF II Project,  FCC Hospital Robocall Protection Group Named, USDA Announces Funding for Mississippi Broadband

 

 

FCC front view-1-1FCC Announces First Completed CAF II Project

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement regarding Bloosurf, LLC, the first broadband provider to have its Connect America Fund Phase II auction buildout validated as complete by the Universal Service Administrative Company:

Read More
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Topics: USDA Broadband Grant, Hospital Robocall Protection Group, Funding for MIssissippi Broadband, CAF II Project

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, March 2, 2020

Posted by Cory Garone

Today's Regulatory Mix:  USDA Announces $28 Million Broadband Investment in Virginia, FCC Proposes over $200 Million in Fines for Wireless Location Data Violations, FCC Proposes Bidding Procedures for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction, FCC Seeks Comment on Cable Operator Recordkeeping Rules 

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces $28 Million Broadband Investment in Virginia 

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Virginia Beth Green announced USDA has invested $28 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure for more than 17,000 rural households in Virginia.

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Topics: U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, USDA Broadband Grant, Virginia Broadband, Cable Operator Recordkeeping Rules, Wireless Location Data Violations, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  USDA Announces South Carolina and Nevada Broadband Grants, California Attorney General Urges Congress Not to Preempt CCPA 

 

USDA LogoUSDA Announces South Carolina and Nevada Broadband Grants 

The USDA announced two new broadband investments.  The first is a $9.1 million investment in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve e-Connectivity for 6,251 homes in rural Kershaw County, South Carolina.  The second is a $2.3 million investment in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 273 households, seven farms, seven businesses and a critical community facility in eastern Nevada.

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Topics: California Consumer Privacy Act, CCPA, South Carolina Broadband Grant, USDA Broadband Grant, Nevada Broadband Grant

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, February 24, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

Today's Regulatory Mix:  California Announces New Online Comment Portal for the Public, USDA Announces Georgia Broadband Grant, FCC February Open Meeting Agenda

 

220px-Brownofficebuilding_(1)California Announces New Online Comment Portal for the Public 

The PUC issues a press release announcing that the public can now submit comments on CPUC matters electronically, as well as review the comments of others.  Importantly, the PUC noted that the new format is only for public comments on proceedings. 

Read More
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Topics: Public Safety, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, USDA Broadband Grant, FCC February Open Meeting , Flexible Use of the C-band, C-band Auction Bidding, TV White Spaces, Georgia Broadband, California Online Comment Portal

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 - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Posted by Amy Gross

_80679890_laptopinfield-1USDA Broadband Grants in Arkansas and West Virginia 

In West Virginia the USDA’s West Virginia State Director Kris Warner announced USDA has invested $18.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 6,300 rural households and an estimated 383 farms in Harrison, Doddridge, Lewis, Barbour and Upshur counties in West Virginia.

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Topics: robocalling, FCC Consumer Advisory Committee, USDA Broadband Grant, Cellular Vehicle to Everything, CV2X

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, December 12, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

USDA LogoUSDA Investing over $83 Million in Broadband Grants in Three States: Alabama, Illinois, South Carolina 


In Illinois, the USDA announced it has invested $12.8 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve e-Connectivity for more than 1,650 homes in rural Illinois.   

 

“We know that rural communities need robust, modern infrastructure to thrive, and that includes having access to broadband e-Connectivity,” Secretary Bill Northey said.

Read More
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Topics: NG911, USDA Broadband Grant, California Communications Grid

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, November 8, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

USDA LogoUSDA Announces Broadband Grant in North Carolina 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it has invested $23.7 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for nearly 8,750 rural households in North Carolina.  

Read More
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Topics: USDA Broadband Grant, 511 Traveler Help, Colorado 511, Broadband Grant in North Carolina

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