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Day: January 13, 2020

As explained in an earlier Client Advisory, back in December 2019, the FCC opened a proceeding to consider whether to extend its Truth-in-Billing regulations to Interconnected VoIP (and, potentially, even One-Way VoIP) service providers.  The public notice seeking to refresh the record on ways to modernize and strengthen the Truth-in-Billing rules was published in the …

Comment Cycle Announced for FCC’s Proceeding to Consider Extension of Truth-in-Billing Regulations to VoIP Providers Read More »

On November 29, 2019, the FCC released a Report and Order, requiring telecommunications and VoIP providers to contribute  on the basis of intrastate revenues to the federal Telecommunications Relay Services (“TRS”) Fund for the support of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (“IP CTS”).  Currently, telecommunications and VoIP service providers (both interconnected and non-interconnected) contribute to the …

FCC Expands Contribution Base of TRS Fund to Include Intrastate Revenue; Evaluate Your Carrier’s Regulatory Cost Recovery Fee Practices to Avoid Shortfalls or Gross Over-Collection Read More »