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Today, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s order preempting two state laws that put limits on municipal broadband networks.
Today USTelecom requested the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conduct an en banc review of legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) extension of public utility regulation to the Internet.
FCC actions to speed transition to IP services.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom President Walter McCormick announced today that veteran journalist Amy Schatz, former deputy tech editor with Politico, will become USTelecom’s new vice president of media affairs.
Today, USTelecom will file comments in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) business data services proceeding revealing new survey data showing business customers benefit from much broader competition than the commission has characterized.
Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new actions to remove outdated legacy obligations on traditional phone providers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom today filed comments in support of a recent petition by CenturyLink, Inc., AT&T, Inc., Frontier Communications Corporation, FairPoint Communications, Inc., Consolidated Communications, and Cincinnati Bell Inc. highlighting that recent filings have added 9 million additional locations to the competition database the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is using to analyze competition for business customers.
Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman (FCC) Tom Wheeler gave a speech outlining policies to encouraging 5G deployment.
Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee approved a bill, the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act of 2015 (S-2283), which would provide a three-year exemption for small Internet Service Providers from enhanced transparency requirements in the Open Internet order.