FCC Issues Disabilities Access Recordkeeping Compliance Certification Reminder

By | CommLaw Monitor | March 3, 2015
FCC Issues Disabilities Access Recordkeeping Compliance Certification Reminder

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) released a Public Notice reminding telecommunications service providers, VoIP providers and advanced communications service (“ACS”) providers and equipment manufacturers of their obligation to maintain records of their efforts to implement accessibility requirements, and to annual certify their recordkeeping efforts.

FCC Votes to Impose New “Open Internet” Rules On Broadband Providers

By | CommLaw Monitor | February 27, 2015
FCC Votes to Impose New “Open Internet” Rules On Broadband Providers

At the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Open Meeting on February 26, the Commission voted along party lines (3-2) to reclassify broadband Internet access service as a “telecommunications service” under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 (as amended), imposing common carrier-based “Open Internet” rules on fixed and mobile broadband providers.