Wavelength Seeks Rehearing of Rejected Calif. ETC
7 Mar 2023
Wavelength Internet sought rehearing Friday of a California Public Utilities Commission decision to deny eligible telecom carrier status for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund support (docket A.2101009). The CPUC granted a certificate of public convenience and necessity (CPCN) in the same…
order denying ETC designation. The denial, which prevents the ISP from receiving $29 million in RDOF support for California, “is based upon multiple material legal and factual errors,” Wavelength said. “It is an arbitrary and capricious determination.” The CPUC disregarded “crucial evidence in the record, relies heavily on evidence not in the record, and reaches a conclusion contrary to the record,” it added.