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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.

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The Commpliance Group Announces New Hires

The Commpliance Group is pleased to announce its hiring of experienced tax professional, Russell “Russ” Miller, as Tax Director and head of the consulting firm’s State and Local Tax Compliance practice. Russ brings over 15 years of taxation experience specific to the telecommunications industry

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NTIA Asks FCC to Streamline International 214 National Security Review Process

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) today released a Public Notice requesting comments on a letter it received from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”), requesting that the FCC require that applications for certain international authorizations contain more ownership information and certification of compliance

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Two Weeks Left to Weigh In on FCC Privacy Proposal

In just over two weeks, comments will be due on the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) latest proposed regulations that would restrict broadband ISP data collection activities.  Already, interested parties from all sides have begun weighing in: Industry association ACT, representing mobile application

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NTIA Extends IoT Comment Deadline to June 2, 2016

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”) tweeted today that the deadline for submitting comments on issues raised in its Request for Public Comment  has been extended to June 2, 2016. As delineated in our previous advisory dated April 11, 2016, NTIA is seeking

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NTIA Extends IoT Comment Period to June 2, 2016

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”) tweeted today that the deadline for submitting comments on issues raised in its Request for Public Comment  has been extended to June 2, 2016. As delineated in our previous advisory dated April 11, 2016, NTIA is seeking

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FCC Announces Agenda for Seminal IoT Deployment Workshop

The FCC today announced the Agenda for its Distributed Antenna Systems (“DAS”) and Small Cell Solutions Workshop, which will be held May 3, 2016.   This comprehensive workshop, presented in conjunction with the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (“NATOA”), is a

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FCC CORES Registration System to be Updated and Enhanced

The FCC’s Managing Director issued a Public Notice on April 25, 2016, announcing the Commission’s upcoming plans to modify the Commission’s Registration System (CORES), which will take effect on or about September 1, 2016. These changes will: implement a requirement for existing

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10 Reasons to Consider Hiring an IoT Lawyer

There are many ways an Attorney with specialized knowledge and training in the applicable laws, regulations, policies and technologies can help businesses either currently operating in or considering entering the commercial “Internet of Things” marketplace.   Following are just ten

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FCC Unveils “Nutrition Facts” Labels for Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced new details of broadband Internet service provider transparency rules on Monday, releasing a “nutrition facts label” format for providing consumers with service information. The new standard format – called “consumer broadband labels” – provides

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Standard Insurance May Not Cover TCPA Claims In All States

Keep Track of TCPA Developments at the FCC by Downloading Our April 2016 TCPA Compliance Monitoring Report Many companies involved in outbound calling carry insurance for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) liability purposes or rely on their general liability insurance for such

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