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FCC Continues to Develop 12 GHz Band

The FCC has recently released a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“12.2 GHz Band Order”) and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order (“12.7 GHz NPRM”) regarding expanding use of the 12.2 and 12.7 GHz band.1 In the 12.2 GHz Band Order, the FCC rejected Dish Network’s proposal to use the 12.2 […]

REMINDER: Small Voice Providers Must Implement STIR/SHAKEN for IP Portion of Network by June 30, 2023 Non-IP Networks Subject to Continuing Extension Also FCC Expands Call Authentication and Mitigation Requirements and Adopts Enforcement Mechanisms

This is a reminder that facilities-based small voice providers1 must implement the STIR/SHAKEN (S/S)2 caller ID framework in their Interconnected Protocol (IP) networks no later than June 30, 2023. The FCC continues to grant voice service providers an ongoing extension of the implementation deadline for the non-IP portions of their networks, subject to certain requirements, […]

Mandatory Diaster Response Initiative Will Apply to all Facilities-Based Mobile Wireless Providers

In order to improve the reliability and resiliency of mobile wireless networks during disasters and emergencies, last year the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Report and Order adopting requirements for a Mandatory Disaster Response Initiative (MDRI).1 Once the requirements become effective, the MDRI will apply to all facilities-based mobile wireless providers, regardless of their […]