FCC Maintains Suspension of U.S. Carrier Payments On U.S.-Tonga Route

By | Telecom Law Monitor | April 10, 2014
FCC Maintains Suspension of U.S. Carrier Payments On U.S.-Tonga Route

Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission released an order affirming the International Bureau’s 2009 order directing all U.S. facilities-based carriers within the FCC’s jurisdiction to stop payments to Tonga Communications Corporation (“TCC”) for termination of switched voice service (“Stop Payment Order“) on the U.S.-Tonga route.