• Comments on the petition for declaratory ruling of SoundBite Communications regarding text messages are due today, April 30, 2012, and Reply Comments are due May 15, 2012. SoundBite seeks a ruling that sending a text message to confirm a consumer’s choice to opt out of receiving them does not violate the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The petition is available here. The Notice establishing filing deadlines is available here. CG Docket No. 02-278.

Read our Client Alert on this proceeding here.

  • The FCC is holding a Collocation Workshop tomorrow, May 1, 2012, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Eastern. The workshop will explore “wireless collocations that augment mobile broadband and wireless services in cities and communities.” You may register to attend by sending your name and company affiliation to James Swartz (james.swartz@fcc.gov). The event will be webcast. For more information, click here.
  • The next FCC Open Meeting is scheduled for May 24, 2012, at 10:30 Eastern. We will provide the Tentative Agenda when it is released.