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09.09.2016
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a revised plan for new rules about set-top boxes that would require video providers to offer free apps to subscribers that could replace current devices. The agency also wants to create a new FCC-overseen governmental body to police copyright licensing issues.
08.10.2016
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.
08.09.2016
Today, USTelecom filed reply comments in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) business data services proceeding urging the agency to pursue a fact-based analysis of competition in the marketplace.
07.29.2016
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.
07.14.2016
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved orders removing old rules on traditional phone networks, and facilitating the transition from legacy copper to next-generation networks.
07.05.2016
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.
06.28.2016
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.
06.24.2016
Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new actions to remove outdated legacy obligations on traditional phone providers.
06.23.2016
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.
06.20.2016
Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman (FCC) Tom Wheeler gave a speech outlining policies to encouraging 5G deployment.