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FCC Open Meeting

Date: 03.23.2017
Background: The FCC today adopted a rulemaking that proposes to eliminate arcane reporting requirements for providers of international services. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: "The FCC’s decision today to consider removing outdated reporting requirements for providers of international services is...
Date: 03.23.2017
Background: The FCC today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry to explore ways to make it easier for telecommunications carriers to block robocalls calls, including spoofed calls, which fake the caller ID number to hide a caller’s real identity.  The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan...
Date: 02.23.2017
Background: Today, the Federal Communications Commission approved orders that would facilitate buildout of rural broadband, modernize broadband provider accounting rules, and temporarily waive enhanced transparency reporting requirements for small broadband providers with 250,000 or fewer subscribers. The following statement is from USTelecom...
Date: 02.02.2017
Background: Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a pilot program to improve the agency’s transparency by releasing commission documents to the public before they are voted on by commissioners.   The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter: “We support...
Date: 12.15.2016
Background: Today Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced plans to step down from his post in coming weeks. The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Walter B. McCormick Jr.: “We thank Chairman Wheeler for his service and express our gratitude for his commitment to expanding next-generation...
Date: 03.31.2016
Background: Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 for a proposal creating new privacy rules for broadband Internet service providers. The following statement should be attributed to USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “While we support the effort to ensure strong consumer privacy protections, rules should be...
Date: 12.17.2015
Background: Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved an order removing regulatory requirements for legacy voice services that no longer are relevant in today’s marketplace. The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “We welcome today’s decision to remove some of the archaic...
Date: 11.25.2015
Background: Today, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler announced FCC commissioners will vote on an order at its Dec. 17 Open Commission Meeting that would partially grant USTelecom’s petition for forbearance on outdated regulations that currently govern incumbent local phone companies. The following statement is...
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Date: 03.26.2015
Background: Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to select a new Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA), which manages porting of consumer phone numbers. The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “USTelecom welcomes the Federal Communications Commission’s adoption today of an...
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