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Today, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai announced his plan to support broadband deployment in rural America.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted an order interpreting the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Today, USTelecom member Frontier Communications announced it would accept $283 million in Connect America Phase II funds to expand rural broadband service throughout its 28-state service territory.
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a decision denying a stay request of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) open Internet order, but the court ordered expedited briefing.
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 235, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) by voice vote.
USTelecom is among several entities that filed a reply brief today with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia outlining why the court should grant a partial stay of the open Internet order.
Today President Obama announced his intention to nominate Jessica Rosenworcel for another term as a Federal Communications Commission Commissioner.      
USTelecom jointly filed a petition today asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to stay the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) open Internet order. The filing asks the court to rule on the petition by June 11, 2015, a day before the rules take effect.
USTelecom announced today that Robert Hunt, GVTC vice president-regulatory affairs and business operations, has become chair of the association’s board of directors, replacing CenturyLink Executive Vice President Steve Davis, who has retired.
USTelecom, AT&T, CenturyLink, CTIA-the Wireless Association® and the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to stay its action placing broadband Internet access service under Title II public utility regulation.