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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Congress – 4-19-19

The White House has politely declined the request of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) to produce communications between the President and his advisers regarding the merger of AT&T and Time Warner according to The Hill. Nadler is attempting to determine whether the President tried to influence the Justice Department in any manner to […]


Industry News – 4-12-19

At its Public Meeting yesterday, the PUC unanimously approved the application of Tri-Co Connections to be designated as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier; allowing the rural electric cooperative to receive federal USF funding. In a 4-0 vote, (Chairman Brown recusing herself since her brother works for Frontier), the Commission approved the Joint Petition of Frontier Communications […]


Industry News – 4-5-19

In case you missed it, the FCC recently announced that it will vote sometime next month on eliminating the rural rate floor which is scheduled to increase to $26.98 on July 1 absent any action by the Commission. On the books since 2011, telcos which do not charge at least the floor have their Federal […]