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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

10.06.2014
Petition

USTelecom petitions the Federal Communications Commission for forbearance from various outdated regulatory requirements applicable to incumbent local exchange carriers (“ILECs”), which will promote the deployment of next-generation high-speed networks and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.