Tribal Enrollment Inquiry Leads to $2 Million FCC Settlement with Blue Jay Wireless

By | Lifeline Law Advisor | July 22, 2016
Tribal Enrollment Inquiry Leads to $2 Million FCC Settlement with Blue Jay Wireless

On July 15, the FCC issued an Order approving a consent decree between Blue Jay Wireless and the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau, ending the Bureau’s investigation into whether Blue Jay’s Tribal Lifeline enrollments in Hawaii from November 2013 through August 2014 violated Lifeline program rules.

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Comment Deadlines Set for FCC Rulemaking Seeking to Expedite the Team Telecom Application Review Process

By | CommLaw Monitor | July 20, 2016
Comment Deadlines Set for FCC Rulemaking Seeking to Expedite the Team Telecom Application Review Process

As Kelley Drye reported in an earlier post, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is moving quickly on efforts to expedite review of certain FCC applications, including, but not limited to, Section 214 and submarine cable-related applications, by the Executive Branch agencies known as Team Telecom. 

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WiGig? Why Not! FCC Sets Aside Significant Unlicensed Spectrum for Deployment and Support of 5G Wireless Services in Latest “Spectrum Frontiers” Order

WiGig? Why Not! FCC Sets Aside Significant Unlicensed Spectrum for Deployment and Support of 5G Wireless Services in Latest “Spectrum Frontiers” Order

On Thursday, July 14, the FCC adopted its “Spectrum Frontiers” Order which allocates a substantial amount of high-frequency millimeter wave spectrum for both licensed and unlicensed use to support the deployment of the “next generational evolution of wireless technology to so-called” 5G wireless networks and services.

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