Category: Blog

Is the Internet Headed to Common Carrier Regulation?

There were two unrelated events this week that may significantly affect the future of Internet regulation.  The first involves a letter sent from 50 consumer advocacy groups seeking President Biden to appoint a fifth FCC commissioner.

FCC Gets Tough on CLEC Tariff Filings

Ever since price cap regulation of ILEC access rates was implemented decades ago, the approval of new access tariffs has become almost a formality.