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FCC Gateway Order, FNPRM Get Industry Backing; Some Changes Sought

A draft FCC order that would impose certain requirements on gateway providers would help efforts to curb illegal robocalls originating abroad and is likely to be unanimously adopted during commissioners' Thursday meeting, industry executives told us (see 2204280059). Some providers…Subscribe to Read >>

Carr Wants Network Resilience Mandates for Mobile Wireless Providers

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr proposed Monday that wireless carriers be required to participate in the wireless network resiliency cooperative framework rather than a voluntary program, and that roaming arrangements be required before disasters. Carr urged quick action, noting ongoing wildfires…Subscribe to Read >>

Telecom Has 'Shared Responsibility' Adapting to Climate Change, FCBA Told

Pole policies and participants must respond to climate change, said current and former state utilities regulators during an FCBA virtual event Monday. Pole replacement backlogs and insufficient information about attachments are challenges, they said. Florida could finalize its process this…Subscribe to Read >>

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Del. Broadband Grants to Big ISPs Raise Concerns

Competitors raised concerns with Delaware limiting eligibility for $56 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to big ISPs with existing cable franchises. Competitive telecom groups said they hoped for open and technology-neutral bidding processes there and in other…Read More >>

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