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WTA Files Comments in Support of ATA’s Lifeline Petition
On December 12th, WTA filed comments in support of the Alaska Telephone Association’s Petition requesting waivers of the Lifeline program’s minimum service standard rules. In its filing, WTA noted the unique issues that Alaskan carriers face, which the Commission considered when creating the Alaska Plan. Specifically, WTA supports ATA’s request for a waiver of the 4/1 mbps fallback […]
House E&C Committee Moves to Reauthorize FCC
02.14.2018

House E&C Committee Moves to Reauthorize FCC  

Background: The House E&C committee today advanced Ray Baum’s Act of 2018, legislation that reauthorizes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Bill now moves to the full House for consideration.

The following statement is attributed to USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter:

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