AT&T Proposes Wire Center Trials in Rural Alabama and Suburban Florida

AT&T Services, Inc. (AT&T) has filed a proposal to conduct IP trials in a rural wire center in Carbon Hill, Alabama, and in Kings...

FCC Allows Central Arkansas to Include Benefit Costs in Rate Base

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has granted a request by Central Arkansas Telephone Cooperative Inc., (Central Arkansas) to include in its rate base...

FCC To Hold March 19 Workshop on Rural Broadband Experiments

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold a workshop on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, that will provide information on how to best structure rural...

FCC Announces Staff Appointments

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai recently announced that Brendan Carr has joined his staff as Legal Advisor for wireless, public safety, and international issues. Mr....

FCC Speed Test App Now Available for iPhone

The FCC has announced that its speed test app is now available for iOS devices and may be downloaded from the iTunes App Store. ...

FCC Open Meeting Rescheduled to March 31, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission has announced that its next open meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 31, 2014.  A tentative agenda for the...

Iowa Network Services Applies to Conduct IP Transition Experiment

Iowa Network Services, Inc. (INS) has filed a request to conduct a service-based experiment concerning the IP transition for Centralized Equal Access (CEA) service. ...

PTO Website Helps Defendants Sweep Patent Trolls Under the Bridge

In compliance with the White House’s June 4, 2013 executive order, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has launched a website to help consumers...

Windstream to Pay $2.5 Million as Part of Rural Call Completion...

The FCC has adopted a Consent Decree entered into between the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau and Windstream Corporation (Windstream).  The Consent Decree resolves and terminates...

FCC Approves New Closed Captioning Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has approved more comprehensive rules for TV closed captioning to ensure that viewers who are deaf and hard of hearing...