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USTelecom Petition for Forbearance Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 160(c) from Obsolete ILEC Regulatory Obligations that Inhibit Deployment of Next-Generation Networks


USTelecom petitions the Federal Communications Commission for forbearance from various outdated regulatory requirements applicable to incumbent local exchange carriers (“ILECs”), which will promote the deployment of next-generation high-speed networks and fulfill the Commission’s core goals of expanding infrastructure investment and increasing competition for services that have become central to Americans’ daily lives.