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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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FCC Votes to Overhaul Lifeline Program

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted to approve an overhaul to the Lifeline subsidy program yesterday.  For the first time, Lifeline will now support stand-alone broadband service as well as bundled voice and data service packages.  The plan also modifies

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FCC Announces Commencement of I-VoIP Number Access Application Process

The Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Wireline Competition Bureau recently announced that on February 18, 2016, the FCC would begin accepting applications from Interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (“I-VoIP”) service providers for authorization to obtain telephone numbers directly from the North American Numbering

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FCC Releases 2016 Form 499s and Instructions

On February 8, 2016, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau announced the release of the 2016 versions of se of the (1) annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet, FCC Form 499-A (FCC Form 499-A) and accompanying instructions (FCC Form 499-A Instructions) to be

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FCC Enforcement Bureau Advisory Warns Providers of Serious Consequences for Non-Compliant CPNI Certifications Due March 1st

On February 5, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC,” or the “Commission”) Enforcement Bureau released an Enforcement Advisory reminding telecommunications carriers and Interconnected Voice over the Internet Protocol (“I-VoIP”) providers of the upcoming March 1st filing deadline for the annual Customer Proprietary Network

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