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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Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new actions to remove outdated legacy obligations on traditional phone providers.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.
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia released its decision on USTelecom’s appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) open Internet rules.
Today, USTelecom submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a white paper by Joshua D. Wright, entitled, “An Economic Analysis of the FCC’s Proposed Regulation of Broadband Privacy.” Wright was until recently a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and has extensive experience with privacy enforcement and economic analysis. 
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to approve rules that will support rural broadband buildout through its Connect America Fund (CAF).