Archive for January 2024 | Monthly archive page

Reminder: CPNI Certifications Due March 1, 2024

Telecommunications carriers, including interconnected VoIP providers, are required to establish and maintain systems designed to ensure they protect their subscribers’ Customer Proprietary Network Information (“CPNI”) and are required to file an annual CPNI compliance certification no later than Friday, March 1, 2024 (for data pertaining to the previous calendar year). If a telecommunications provider fails […]

FCC Takes Steps to Wind-Down ACP Program – Potential Notices Required

Barring further Congressional appropriations, the Affordability Connectivity Program (“ACP”) is expected to last through April 2024, and will completely run out of funds in May of 2024. Accordingly, on January 11, 2024, the FCC published an Order1 detailing the wind-down of the program, which will stop accepting new enrollments on February 8, 2024. In the […]

FCC Adopts Pole Attachment Rules and Seeks Further Comment

On December 13, 2023, the FCC adopted an Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”)1 regarding the pole attachment process, which is key to the FCC’s efforts to support broadband infrastructure. Specifically, the FCC established a new, expedited process for the Commission’s review and assessment of pole attachment disputes that impede or delay […]