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FCC Votes on Possible Changes to the Rural Health Care Program

At its last open meeting in 2017, the five FCC Commissioners unanimously voted to adopt a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and Order regarding the Commission’s Rural Health Care (RHC) Program, a 20-year old initiative aimed at improving rural health care provider access to first telecommunications services and later an array of communications services, including … Continue Reading

E-Rate Gift, Dark Fiber Rules Clarified

It did not take long for the FCC to respond to the flurry of questions being posted regarding the new E-rate rules adopted in the FCC’s Sixth Report and Order in the Universal Service proceeding.  Yesterday, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau released both a Public Notice and an Order addressing many of the questions that had been … Continue Reading