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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Briefing.

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Topics: copper infrastructure, Encryption, CAF Funding, Mississippi do-not-call list, Verizon/XO Transfer of Control

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, December 4, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, District of Columbia, copper infrastructure, UBP

FCC To Consider Rules For The IP Transition

Posted by Amy Gross

At its November 21, 2014, Open Meeting the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking to update some of its rules to reflect the shift from TDM-based networks to IP-based networks. According to the FCC’s News Release, the NPRM will address three main areas: preserving competition when a legacy service is discontinued; ensuring there is notice of removal or replacement of legacy services; and protecting consumer’s ability to reach 911 during a power outage. The FCC also adopted a declaratory ruling clarifying when carriers must seek approval to discontinue a service. The NPRM apparently is the proposal referred to by FCC Chairman Wheeler in his October 31, 2014, blog. See the Regulatory Mix dated 11/3/14 .

Preserving competition when a legacy service is discontinued: The FCC recognizes that small and medium-sized businesses, schools, hospitals, and other government institutions often rely on services delivered by competitive broadband and phone providers. However, these providers may be unable to reach these same customers if incumbent carriers withdraw certain “last mile” services.  Accordingly, the NPRM:

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, IP Transition, 911, broadband, regulatory monitoring, copper infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, Colorado, District of Columbia, high-cost support, copper infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, October 16, 2014

Posted by Fran Martens

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: preserving public safety and network reliability, FCC, The Regulatory Mix, California, Text-to-911, District of Columbia, copper infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, District of Columbia, copper infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, September 22, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, Connect America Fund, US Congress, NPA, Indiana, District of Columbia, copper infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, USF, E-rate, District of Columbia, copper infrastructure

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 14, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, Inmate Calling Services, The Regulatory Mix, Connect America Fund, District of Columbia, US Senate, copper infrastructure, Missouri, regulatory fees

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