FCC Reports on Q4 2013 Consumer Inquiries and Informal Complaints

The FCC has released a report on consumer inquiries and informal complaints received and processed by the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau during the fourth...

USF Contribution Factor Remains Steady at 16.6 Percent

The FCC’s Office of Managing Director has announced that the proposed universal service contribution factor for the second quarter of 2014 will be 0.166...

Tribal Healthcare Facility White Swan Denied Rural Health Care Support

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has denied an appeal of a Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) decision by Indian Health Service/Portland Area, White...

FCC Seeks Comment on Minority Media Coalition Quest to Mandate Non-English...

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau has released a public notice asking the public to refresh the record in EB Docket No....

Retransmission Consent, Broadcast Ownership Rules, and Spectrum Items on Tentative Agenda...

The FCC has released a tentative agenda for its next open meeting, scheduled for Monday, March 31, 2014.  The meeting is set to begin...

NECA Files Revised Cost Allocation Manual

The National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. (NECA) has filed a revised cost allocation manual (CAM) to better reflect changes that occurred during the 2013...

Grain Management, LLC Seeks FCC Clarification or Waiver of Attributable Material...

Under the Federal Communications Commission’s rules, an entity is deemed to have an attributable relationship with another party if it leases or resells more...

FCC Releases Agenda For March 19 Rural Broadband Workshop

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold a rural broadband workshop that will focus on the importance of broadband...

Special Access Proceeding Comment Deadlines Extended

In December 2012, the FCC adopted a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking requiring providers and purchasers of special access and...

Further Comment on Three E-Rate Modernization Issues Due April 7

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) is seeking focused comment on three issues that were initially raised in the July 2013 E-Rate Modernization Notice...