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Desire for More Granular Deployment and Subscription Data Drives FCC to Propose Changes to Providers’ Form 477 Reporting Obligations
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

Explaining that you “can’t manage what you can’t measure,” Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) Chairman Pai’s recent proposal to revise


Sixth Circuit Vacates FCC Cable Franchise Rules on Mixed-Use Networks and Treatment of In-Kind Payments, Remands for Further FCC Consideration
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2017

On July 12, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated two parts of the Federal Communications Commission’s decisions that had


FCC Reduces Reporting Requirements for High Cost ETCs
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Four days after ETCs were required to submit FCC Form 481 (54.313 54.422 Data Collection Form); the FCC released an order streamlining the process


FCC Reinstates CPNI Privacy Regulations (and Compliance Filing Obligations) for Telecom and VoIP Service Providers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

In a recent order, the FCC has reinstated its customer proprietary network information (“CPNI”) rules governing the privacy obligations of voice


Increased Lifeline Minimum Service Standards and Budget Cap for 2018 Announced
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

In 2016, the FCC adopted its Lifeline Modernization Order, in which it introduced Lifeline subsidies for the provision of broadband services, and


Draft “Internet Freedom NPRM” Released by FCC - More Net Neutrality Madness to Follow
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

On April 27, 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released the draft text of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the “Internet Freedom NPRM”) that would reverse


New FCC Ruling Allows Internet Postings to Satisfy EEO Recruitment Requirements
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

Broadcasters and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) may now use Internet postings as a sole recruitment source to meet the


The Need for Speed 2: FCC Releases Final NPRM to Accelerate Broadband Deployment
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

On April 21, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) released its final version of the combined Notice of Proposed Rulemaking


The Need for Speed: FCC Circulates Proposal to Accelerate Broadband Deployment
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

On March 30, 2017, the FCC released a draft of a combined Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comment designed to


FCC Chairman Pai Announces Plans to Require All Lifeline Providers to Seek Licenses from StatesLBP Process to be Eliminated
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

On March 29, 2017, FCC Chairman Pai announced plans to initiate a proceeding at the FCC to eliminate the Lifeline Broadband Provider (“LBP”