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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Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new actions to remove outdated legacy obligations on traditional phone providers.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.
06.16.2016
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.
06.14.2016
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.
05.27.2016
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. 
05.25.2016
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted an Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would require broadband service providers to expand its reporting of network outages and disruptions. 
05.25.2016
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to approve rules that will support rural broadband buildout through its Connect America Fund (CAF). 
04.28.2016
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would restructure rules in the business data services market, potentially impeding the path to a competitive marketplace.
04.27.2016
Today, the Senate Commerce Committee approved two bills that would improve the functioning of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC): S. 2644, The FCC Reauthorization Act of 2016 and S. 421, Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2015.