The authoritative news source for communications regulation

Wavelength Seeks Rehearing of Rejected Calif. ETC

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…

Start A Trial
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.