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October 2017 FCC Meeting Recap: FCC Proposes to Implement Nationwide Number Portability

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) voted unanimously at its October Open Meeting to initiate a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM”) and a notice of inquiry (“NOI”) on how to facilitate nationwide number portability (“NNP”), an issue it last addressed after the passage of the 1996 Telecommunications Act (the “Act”).  According to the Commission, … Continue Reading

FCC Proposes $100,000 Forfeiture for Failing to Route 911 Calls to PSAPs

This week the FCC took enforcement action against a local exchange carrier operating in Oklahoma for failing to route 911 calls to public safety authorities.  In what appears to be the first Notice of Apparent Liability (NAL) issued to a telecommunications carrier for failing to provide 911 service, the FCC took an aggressive position and … Continue Reading