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The FCC Looks to Restore Net Neutrality Rules

On October 19, 2023 the FCC voted to approve a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking1 to reinstate classification of broadband internet access service (“BIAS”) as a telecommunications service, pursuant to Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, which opens the door for the reestablishment of net neutrality rules. The Commission’s proposed rules, which if adopted […]

FCC Sets Dates For Providers to Begin Displaying Broadband Consumer Labels

For providers with 100,000 or fewer subscriber lines, compliance with the label display requirements1 is required as of October 10, 2024. For providers with more than 100,000 subscriber lines, compliance with the Broadband Label order is required sooner– April 10, 2024. Compliance with the requirement2 to make information in the label available in a machine-readable […]

FCC Seeks Comment on How to Proceed with the 5G Fund for Rural America

In October of 2020, the Commission adopted a Report and Order establishing the 5G Fund for Rural America (“5G Fund”), which makes up to $9 billion available to bring 5G mobile broadband service to rural areas.1 With the completion of the National Broadband Map in May of 2023, the Commission is preparing to roll out […]