Client Advisories

CALEA Compliance Deadline

All clients providing interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol-based (“VoIP”) services and broadband Internet Access services are reminded that the deadline for compliance with the Federal Communication Commission’s new CALEA regulations

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Universal Service Fund Matters

The April 2, 2007 deadline for filing the 2007 FCC Form 499-A (reporting calendar year 2006 revenue) with USAC is fast approaching. All telecommunications service providers, including Interconnected VoIP providers

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State Regulation of VoIP Update

On January 18, 2008, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri denied Comcast’s attempt to stop the Missouri Public Service Commission (“MPSC”) from classifying Comcast’s cable-based

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Pretexting Law & FCC CPNI Compliance

President Bush signed The Telephone Records and Privacy Protection Act of 2006 (“Telephone Privacy Act”) into law, making it a federal crime to engage in pretexting. Pretexting is the practice

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CALEA Monitoring Report

On December 12, 2007, the Office of Management and Budget approved the FCC’s Second Report and Order and Memorandum Opinion and Order in the Matter of Communications Assistance for Law

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FCC Truth–in–Billing Enforcement

On December 29, 2006, local and long distance telecommunications provider, Talk America, entered into a $470,000 Consent Decree with the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Enforcement Bureau to resolve an investigation

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