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The CommLaw Group believes that an “informed” client is the very best client. Knowledge is power – the power to predict regulatory trends, to anticipate risks, and to use your knowledge to make adjustments that will help keep your company out of harm’s way. And when our Firm has important or exciting news to announce about developments at our organization, including awards, achievements, hirings and various presentations & webinars, we will share information through News announcements.

Latest News, Webinars, and Advisories

Form 477 & Broadband Data Collection (BDC) Program Compliance Deadline Fast-Approaching; FCC Goal of Ensuring Greater Data Accuracy Brings Greater Burdens, Complexity, and Consequences for Filers

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is updating its current broadband mapping with more detailed and precise information on fixed and mobile broadband via the Broadband Data Collection (BDC) Program. BDC submissions are required by all facilities-based fixed and mobile broadband

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FCC Proposes Updates to Intercarrier Compensation Regime Rules to Eliminate Access Arbitrage; Includes Potentially Onerous and Costly Compliance Reporting Duty Imposed on Entire IP-Enabled Services Industry Sector

In 2019, the Commission adopted the Access Arbitrage Order, in which it revised its Access Stimulation Rules to prohibit local exchange carriers (LECs) and Intermediate Access Providers from gaming the intercarrier compensation regime by inflating traffic volumes to maximize access

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FCC & Canadian Counterpart Sign MOU to Combat Illegal Robocalls

On June 6, 2022, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) issued a News Release, announcing that the FCC had signed Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”). to combat illegal robocalls. Referring to robocall

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FCC Imposes New Regulations on Gateway Providers

On May 20, 2022, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) released a Sixth Report & Order and Seventh Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“R&O” and “FNPRM”), imposing additional regulatory requirements on the gateway providers that are the point of

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