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Date: 04.20.2017
Background: The Federal Communications Commission today approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry into steps it can take to speed deployment of next-generation networks by removing barriers to investment, accelerating the transition from old copper networks to IP networks and reducing unnecessary FCC regulations. This...
Posted In: ILECs, IP transition
Date: 06.24.2015
On Monday, June 22, 2015, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Brogan, and the undersigned of the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) met with Matthew DelNero, Carol Mattey, Deena Shetler, Randy Clarke, Daniel Kahn, Michael Ray, David Zesiger, Eric Ralph, and Vanessa Riley of the Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) in person, and Michele Berlove,...
Posted In: IP transition
Date: 04.16.2015
On April 14, 2015, Diane Holland (USTelecom) sat on a panel with Daniel Kahn (FCC) before the American Petroleum Institute (API) to discuss issues related to the IP transition. Ms. Holland’s remarks included, in part, descriptions of the following USTelecom filings in the record of the above-referenced proceeding: a petition for...
Date: 11.25.2014
An updated USTelecom analysis of residential voice competition data reaffirms previous research showing that an overwhelming majority of consumers are dropping traditional switched telephone landlines from incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) in favor of modern mobile and Internet Protocol (IP) options. By the end of 2013, 43 percent of...
Date: 11.25.2014
USTelecom analysis of state-by-state data show competition for voice service remains substantial and growing across all of the states. By 2012, there was not a single state in which landline telephone service from a traditional voice provider was used by more than half the households — the range was 22 percent to 45 percent and these shares...
Date: 10.22.2014
A new USTelecom analysis of the latest annual Internet Protocol (IP) traffic data from Cisco shows that U.S. demand for bandwidth has continued its rapid pace of growth and will continue to grow quickly in the coming years. U.S. consumers and businesses remain among the world leaders in Internet usage. In fact, the data show that in the last...
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The telecom industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation, and the regulatory framework should adjust to reflect the new reality. Overview Today, there are more households that have chosen to “cut the cord” and subscribe only to wireless service than households that subscribe to a switched-access service provided by a...
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USTelecom Broadband Brief, January 10, 2019 "Streaming Upstream: Deploying Rural Broadband in the Age of Streaming"   USTelecom Research Brief, November 30, 2018 "U.S. Broadband Availability Mid-Year 2017"   USTelecom Research Brief, October 18, 2018 "U.S. Broadband Investment Rebounded in 2017...
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USTelecom places great importance on staying abreast of important telecom industry issues so that we may keep our members informed and successfully focus on key business topics to promote the industry’s best interests. We advocate before the Federal Communications Commission and Congress on many critical industry issues and have been...