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On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, Jeff Lanning (CenturyLink), Alan Buzacott (Verizon), Malena Barzilai (Windstream), Hank Hultquist (AT&T), AJ Burton (Frontier) and Lynn Follansbee and I (USTelecom


On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Walter McCormick, Lynn Follansbee and I met with Commissioner Pai and his Legal Advisor Nick Degani concerning USTelecom’s Petition for Forbearance.


USTelecom’s forbearance petition seeks relief from certain section 271 obligations and the requirement to provide a 64 kilobits per second (kbps) voice channel over fiber where copper loops a


Pursuant to Federal Communications Commission Rule Section 1.59, USTelecom hereby requests withdrawal of its request for forbearance from applying structural separation requirements to rate-of-retu


On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, Jonathan Banks, Diane Griffin Holland, and Patrick Brogan of the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom); Gary Phillips, Keith Krom, Caroline Van Wie, and Frank


As we consider the move, already strongly embraced by consumers and businesses, to new communications technologies, Chairman Wheeler’s recent diagnosis of the role of networks in our history


On Monday, June 22, 2015, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Brogan, and the undersigned of the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) met with Matthew DelNero, Carol Mattey, Deena Shetler, Randy Clark


USTelecom outlined a series of steps the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could take to remove barriers to investment and facilitate broadband deployment, in a filing responding to an FCC in


Broadband Internet access providers (BIAs) have every reason to be concerned if they are reclassified as common carriers by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under Title II of the 1996 Te


USTelecom seeks to modernize rules and regulations to facilitate the transition to next-generation service and networks.The regulations at issue in the Petition pre-date  many major technology