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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for 911 Grant Program
Date: 
September 21, 2017
Docket Number: 
170420407–7407–01

This action proposes revised implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. The 911 Grant Program provides grants to improve 911 services, E-911 services, and NG911 services and applications. NTIA and NHTSA request comments on this proposed rule. Comments must be received by November 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

WTA Files Comments on Cramming and Slamming with FCC
On September 13, WTA filed comments in response to an FCC NPRM on slamming and cramming. In its comments, “WTA urges the Commission to consider additional consumer protection steps that will discourage slamming and cramming without impeding competition or imposing excessive and unnecessary costs upon local exchange carriers and interexchange carriers. With respect to slamming, […]

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The Idaho Telecom Alliance's mission is to support the advancement of its members, to collectively share ideas and to promote services to rural telecom subscribers throughout Idaho.

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