regulatory consulting

Regulatory Consulting

Optimize revenues and overcome entry hurdles with scalable regulatory resources from TMI.

  • Regulatory Planning, Analysis, and Training
  • FCC / PUC Certification and Registration
  • Tariff / Price List Preparation, Maintenance & Posting
  • Intercarrier ICA and Access Negotiations
  • Best Practices
  • Carrier Industry Registrations
  • 214 Licensing
  • Compliance Audits
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compliance reporting

Compliance Reporting

Improve corporate value by optimizing compliance overhead, minimizing regulatory fees and taxes, and reducing noncompliance risks.

  • 499 and 477 Reporting
  • State and Federal USF
  • Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)
  • Annual Reports
  • Corporate Registrations
  • Secretary of State Reporting
  • E911 Reporting
  • Broadband Reporting and Mapping Services
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information resources

Information Resources

Control research costs and legal expenses by relying on TMI’s popular databases and publications.

  • Access Rates/Caps
  • LEC Rates Database
  • Regulatory News
  • VoIP (Digital Phone) Requirements
  • State & Federal Rules/Orders
  • Regulatory Fees & Funds
  • Quality of Service Requirements
  • Billing & Customer Service Rules

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Friday, Jan 23, 2015 Ann-Marie Kemp
Despite the triple play bundle I pay for every month with access to over 900+ channels, it’s a Friday night and there’s “nothing on TV.” So, I fire up Netflix hoping to find something to watch. I...Read More

TMI Timely Tips


The FCC has made it mandatory to file electronically all future 499A and 499Q reports beginning with the 499A due 4/1/15.  USAC will no longer accept signed 499Q and 499A reports via mail. In order to e-file these reports, you’ll need to ensure that you have login credentials to the USAC website since the 499A and 499Q reports require to be certified by a Company Officer. Not sure if you know your password but if not, the password can be reset on the USAC website by clicking on the “Forgot password” hyperlink (

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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 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....Read More
Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 Fran Martens
It’s a new year, and you may need to update your billing records and/or tariffs to reflect changes in the amount of interest to be paid on customer deposits. More than 20 states set/reset the...Read More

Featured Posts

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015
The New York Public Service Commission has ordered, in Case 09-M-0527, a reduction to intrastate originating access charges to bring them to the level of interstate...Read More
Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014
On December 30, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission issued the last update of the year to its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about its Special Access Data...Read More
Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014
Connie Wightman , "With the close of 2014, Robin Norton , a long time TMI Consultant, will be officially retiring. We are sad to see her go, but wish her the greatest...Read More
Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014
As my clients and many others know, I am going to retire as of January 1st, after 35 years in this business. Utility regulation is the only professional career I’ve...Read More
Monday, Dec 1, 2014
Every week, I review filings from major carriers across the nation. As I summarize them for our monthly newsletter, inevitably the phrase that appears most often is...Read More