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Monthly Archives: January 2021

Legislative – 1-29-21

Any Internet provider that charges subscribers based on data usage would be subject to PUC regulation under legislation being proposed by Senator Lisa Boscola. A Wednesday co-sponsorship memo from the senator notes how essential internet service is to society and that any “shift to a usage-based charge is more akin to a utility” and that […]


Industry News – 1-22-21

Yesterday, President Biden named FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as acting Chairwoman of the Commission. A news release on the matter highlighted her efforts to protect net neutrality and her championing of efforts to ensure all Americans are connected.


Legislative – 1-15-21

Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill announced this week that she has been re-appointed as Chair of the Senate Communications and Technology Committee. Her news release on the matter noted that her re-appointment “offers an opportunity to continue working on major efforts to expand the availability of high-speed broadband to close the state’s digital divide.”


Industry News – 1-8-21

You have until January 19th if you have anything to say about the FCC’s second phase of its COVID-19 telehealth program. The Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau solicited input on Wednesday regarding the $249.95 million next wave of support for healthcare providers who are utilizing the revenue to, among other things, establish telemedicine services.