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IP transition

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...
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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 Research Brief, November 27, 2017 "U.S. Internet Usage and Global Leadership Are Expanding" USTelecom Research Brief, October 31, 2017 "Broadband Investment Continued Trending Down in 2016" USTelecom Research Brief, August 25, 2017 "U.S. Broadband Availability Mid-2016...
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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...