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G-Point 19-05: FCC Issues Order Modifying Performance Measurement Testing Requirements and Schedule to Meet Testing & Reporting Requirements
The Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) adopted an Order that modified its previous order on Performance Measurement Testing and set a new timeline for carriers to perform the required testing and then to report the results. The Order can be viewed online...
G-Point 19-04: FCC Adopts Order Updating Intercarrier Compensation Regime to Eliminate Access Arbitrage
The Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) adopted an Order with new rules aimed at eliminating the financial incentives for intermediate access providers and access- stimulating LECs to increase tandem switching and transport charges by inefficiently...
USAC PROVIDES NOTICE THAT CARRIERS REMAINING ON LEGACY SUPPORT MUST MAKE A SELECTION REGARDING THEIR CAF BLS METHODOLOGY BUILD-OUT REQUIREMENTS On August 26, 2019, USAC provided notice via email to all carriers that are remaining on Legacy CAF BLS support that they...
On May 2, 2019, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) released a revised version of the Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM) v2.5.1 and announced the offers of model-based A-CAM II support to rate-of-return carriers that are still receiving legacy support...
The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) on January 3, 2019, announced that at noon it was suspending most of its operations due to a potential lapse of funding caused by the partial federal government shutdown. The Public Notice can be viewed using the...
G-Point 18-11: FCC to Adopt USF Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule-making at December 12th Open Meeting
Summary of Draft Order and Further Notice Pursuant to its new practice, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released adraft of the Report and Order (R&O) and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) that it will consider and undoubtedly adopt at...
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