Many in the Telecommunications, Technology and Media industry sectors remain uncertain about what to expect from the Federal Communications Commission under the incoming Trump administration. While Trump has not publicly addressed communications policy at length, we can make some educated
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Do you require a professional and reliable National Registered Agent for your Limited-Liability Company (LLC), Corporation or other business entity? Are you currently paying another vendor $125… $150… or more every year, for each jurisdiction? For a limited time, The Commpliance
9 Areas of Communications Law Policy Likely to Undergo Material Changes under a Trump FCC President-elect Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2017. Many in the tech, media and
Keep Track of TCPA Developments at the FCC by Downloading Our November 2016 TCPA Compliance Monitoring Report The Federal Communications Commission’s (“Commission”) Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (“CGB”) recently released two orders resolving a host of pending Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”)
In the aftermath of the FCC’s adoption of new privacy rules and overhaul of existing CPNI regulations, many firm clients have noted their interest in receiving clear guidance on not just the FCC’s privacy rules (and associated data security issues),
The massive October 21 denial-of service cyberattack that shut down major websites across the Internet has raised concerns in Congress about the vulnerability of Internet of Things (“IoT”) consumer devices. The cyberattack, in which domain name service (“DNS”) provider Dyn
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday released its final privacy order, adopted last week by a 3-2 vote of the Commission. The 219-page order issues rules applying privacy regulations to ISPs for the first time, including new rules relating to
Educational Advisory – Are Your Company’s Consumer Electronics Exempt from FCC Marketing Regulations?
Through the years, both our law firm and its affiliated consulting arm, The Commpliance Group, have represented numerous manufacturers, importers, and vendors of radio frequency (“RF”) equipment with an assortment of legal and regulatory compliance matters on nationwide and international bases.
As Questions Loom, FCC Presses On With Universal Service By Jenna Ebersole Law360, Washington (October 27, 2016, 3:36 PM EDT) — The Federal Communications Commission is pushing ahead with implementing reforms for programs designed to expand telecom access to all Americans despite remaining
Keep Track of TCPA Developments at the FCC by Downloading Our October 2016 TCPA Compliance Monitoring Report On September 30, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC” or “Commission”) Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (“CGB”) clarified that carriers may block certain calls if a
All eyes are on the five Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week as the agency prepares to vote on a new privacy regulation at Thursday’s Open Meeting. Barring a change of heart from any of the three
On October 19, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC” or “Commission”) Enforcement Bureau (“Bureau”) entered into a Consent Decree with T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) terminating the Bureau’s investigation into whether T-Mobile violated the FCC’s Open Internet Transparency rules by failing to provide
“The next generation of cellular connectivity will rely on dense, low latency networks. Tomorrow’s networks are being built as wireless carriers and their partners work to deploy small cells around the United States.” This opening paragraph of RCR Wireless’ new
Through the years, our law firm and its affiliated consulting arm, The Commpliance Group, have represented hundreds of telecommunications and VoIP service providers with an assortment of legal and regulatory compliance matters on a nationwide basis. The purpose of the series
Beginning January 1, 2017, certain small sellers of prepaid mobile telephony services (MTS) no longer have to collect the surcharge from their customers. In addition, all sellers who make online sales and know their customer’s address should no longer use
The Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) internal consideration of the seminal overhaul of its radiofrequency (“RF”) equipment marketing/authorization regulations is rapidly progressing. The FCC will soon release new rules and policies that will markedly impact how RF equipment manufacturers, vendors, importers,
The deadline for payment of the annual FCC regulatory fee for FY 2016 is September 27th. All entities which possess an FCC license must pay the annual regulatory fee by this date or face severe late penalties and possible enforcement action.
OVER-THE-TOP SERVICES, THE LIKES OF SKYPE, WHATSAPP, FACETIME AND SIMILAR APPS, TO FACE EUROPEAN TELECOM REGULATION FOR THE FIRST TIME — RULES EXPECTED TO BE ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 14 Article courtesy of special guest: Erik DeHerdt, Of Counsel to Marashlian & Donahue,
Keep Track of TCPA Developments at the FCC by Downloading Our September 2016 TCPA Compliance Monitoring Report Since the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) released its Omnibus Order in July 2015, the so-called human intervention test has taken on heightened importance for Telephone