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Nearing a Tipping Point on USF Contribution Reform?

USA - February 19 2021 The 31.8% Universal Service Fund (USF) contribution factor for 1st Quarter 2021 and the ascendency of broadband to that of an essential service for…

Broadband Funding Opportunities in the COVID-19 Relief Act

USA - January 22 2021 Enacted on December 27, 2020 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations…

Georgia PSC Pole Attachment Ruling to Promote Broadband

USA - December 18 2020 The electric cooperatives in Georgia (Georgia EMCs) Tuesday received an outstanding pole attachment ruling from the Georgia Public Service Commission…

A Lawyer’s Guide to Enterprise Telecommunications Services Agreements—Part 2

USA - December 11 2020 This is the second entry in our series on enterprise telecommunications services agreements, providing a framework for addressing the customer’s…

A Lawyer’s Guide to Enterprise Telecommunications Services Agreements—Part 1

USA - December 7 2020 This is the first entry of a two-part series on the services agreements that major enterprises enter into with telecommunications carriers to meet…

A New White House, a New FCC

USA - December 3 2020 The transition to the Biden Administration will impact all agencies and departments in the Federal Government. This entry provides insights into the…

Likely FCC Policy Changes Resulting from the Election

USA - November 13 2020 In January 2017, newly inaugurated President Trump appointed Commissioner Ajit Pai as the Chairman of the FCC. With a Republican majority, Chairman…

A Fresh Look at Enterprise Telecom (and Broadband) Procurements in 2020

USA - September 28 2020 The preeminence of cloud computing warrants a “fresh look” at wide-area network design, particularly for enterprises considering wide-area network…

The essential 21st century mdu amenity—highspeed broadband service

USA - August 25 2020 MDU developers and owners know they are on frontline of the broadband revolution. During the pandemic, working from home with expansive of use of…

The Making - and Unmaking - of an FCC Commissioner

USA - August 10 2020 On Monday, August 3rd, the White House withdrew its (re)nomination of FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly for another term. This unusual White House…