Archive for March 2019 | Monthly archive page

USDA Opens Application Window for Rural Broadband Pilot “ReConnect” Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (“USDA”) Rural Utilities Service (“RUS”) announced that it will begin accepting applications for its rural broadband pilot program, the ReConnect Program, on April 23, 2019 through  The ReConnect Program will award up to $600 million to help build broadband infrastructure throughout rural America.  The program will make 3 types of awards available, each with […]

Accessibility Recordkeeping Compliance Certifications and Contact Information Reporting Requirements

Due April 1, 2019 All service providers and equipment manufacturers that are subject to Sections 255, 716 and 718 of the Communications Act must maintain records of their efforts to make their telecommunications services and equipment, advanced communications services and equipment, and Internet browsers built into mobile phones accessible to people with disabilities, as required […]