Archive for June 2019 | Monthly archive page

FCC Seeks Comment on Treatment of Home-Based Businesses Locations Under A-CAM

On May 6, two of our firm’s clients filed a Petition for Clarification or Declaratory Ruling (view here) seeking guidance from the FCC on the definition of locations under the Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM) for residences that also serve as businesses. Specifically, the Petition notes that a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document released […]

FCC Seeks Comment on Petition to Prevent Overbuilding of Existing Fiber Networks with E-Rate Funds

On May 22, 2019, three of our firm’s clients filed a Petition for Rulemaking (view here) asking that the Federal Communications Commission initiate a proceeding and change its rules to prohibit or discourage the use of USF E-Rate money to overbuild existing fiber networks, especially fiber networks that have been constructed with USF support.  The […]

Lower 700 MHz License Construction and Renewal Deadline Reminder

The deadline to meet the final construction requirement and renew certain Lower 700 MHz licenses (A Block, B Block, and C Block) is Thursday, June 13, 2019. By that date, a Lower 700 MHz A or B Block licensee must have constructed facilities to provide signal coverage and offer service to at least 70 percent of its license […]