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Published: 2/15/2018
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Access Request Form For The Mobility Fund Phase Ii Challenge Process Portal Is Now Available
On February 14, 2018, the Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force, along with the Wireline Competition Bureau and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, announced that a web-based form is now available for eligible mobile service providers or government entities (state, local, or Tribal) to request access to the Universal Service Administration Company’s challenge process portal.   Read More...
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Published: 2/1/2018
Views: 53
A reminder that carriers who participate in the Connect American Fund programs are required to report geolocated deployment data for newly deployed or upgraded locations.   Read More...
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Published: 1/30/2018
Views: 130
CAF Phase II Auction (903) Dates and Procedures Set by FCC
On January 30, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) adopted an order that set the date for the highly anticipated CAF Phase II Auction and the procedures on how it will take place. Below is a brief summary of the relevant dates and some of the procedures set for the auction.   Read More...
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Published: 12/20/2017
Views: 241
Net Neutrality Information For Clients To Use With Customers
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently rescinded its Net Neutrality rules. The following are suggestions for how your company may deal with questions from customers about what impact the FCC’s decision might have on the internet and their services with your company.   Read More...
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Published: 11/30/2017
Views: 175
Lifeline-Supported Services Minimum Standards
A reminder that beginning December 1, 2017, the Lifeline minimum service standards will increase as follows   Read More...
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Published: 11/10/2017
Views: 167
2018 Urban Rates for Voice & Broadband Services
On November 8, 2017 the FCC released a Public Notice regarding the 2018 reasonable comparability benchmarks for fixed voice and broadband services for ETC's.   Read More...
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