Join the march of EXPO 2018 into New Orleans

by Val Kostenko, manager – IR Communications and Methods
The telecom industry continues its breakneck pace, with technology improvements and legislative changes becoming regular occurrences. We are gearing up to provide you with the latest news and information at EXPO 2018, November 4 through 7, in the Big Easy at the New Orleans Marriott.
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Washington report: dog days of summer bring plenty of activity

by Bob Deegan, director – Government Relations
August in Washington usually means both the Senate and House are in their home states and districts spending time with constituents. While that is true for the House, the Senate remained in Washington for the bulk of the month, ostensibly to get through a logjam of nominations and other work.
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Filed under August 2018 , Tagged with Broadband, Congress, FCC, Oversight, USF

Broadband network testing requirements: less than a year to implement

by Teresa Evert, senior manager – Regulatory, and P.J. Louis, director – Technology Planning and Implementation
On July 6, 2018, the Wireline Competition Bureau, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Office of Engineering and Technology issued an order adopting broadband network testing requirements for recipients of the Connect America Fund high-cost universal service support that have buildout obligations, including:
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Filed under August 2018 , Tagged with Broadband, FCC

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