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Day: April 14, 2020

On April 1, 2020, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) proposing to deregulate and detariff remaining interstate end-user, access charges (together “End User Charges”)1 billed by incumbent local exchange carriers (“ILECs”), as well as prohibit competitive local exchange carriers (“CLECs”) from optionally tariffing similar charges. The new rules would also require all …

FCC Proposes Deregulating and Detariffing End User Charges and Simplifying Consumer Phone Bills — Comments Due 45 Days After Publication in the Federal Register Read More »

On Monday, April 13, the FCC began receiving applications for the $200 million COVID-19 Telehealth Fund (“the Fund”) appropriated by the CARES Act passed last month. The FCC will review applications on a rolling basis until the funds run out or the current public health crisis ends. The FCC has removed competitive bidding requirements for …

FCC Opens Application Portal for $200 Million Telehealth Fund, Publishes Participation Requirements, and Removes Competitive Bidding Process Read More »