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New ILEC Wholesale Access Regulations Adopted by the CRTC

In its Telecom Decision CRTC 2008-17 (“the Order”), released on March 3, 2008, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) overhauled its rules governing competitive access to ILEC wholesale services in Canada. In particular, the Order adopted new categories for

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FCC Imposes USF Requirements on Audio–Bridging Service Providers

On June 30, 2008, the Federal Communications Commission released an Order affirming the Universal Service Administration Corporation’s (“USAC”) classification of audio-bridging services as “telecommunication” for purposes of the Universal Service Fund (“USF”). In this ruling, the Commission held that all

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Notice of Quarterly USF Contribution Factor

The FCC has announced that the Universal Service Fund Contribution Factor (“USF Contribution Factor”) applicable during the Third Quarter of 2008 (“Q3 2008”) will be .114 or 11.4%. The Q3 2008 USF Contribution Factor represents a 0.1% increase from the

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