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Sprint, Alltel, U.S. Cellular Fined for Not Meeting E911 Deadline

Sprint Nextel, Alltel and U.S. Cellular Corp. are facing a combined $2.8 million worth of fines from the FCC for failing to meet an E911 deadline. Sprint faces a $1.3 million fine, Alltels is $1 million and U.S. Cellulars is $500,000. The FCC said it will fine the companies because they did not meet the […]

In Box

Posted: 3/2004 Finally, Validation I just read your article in the December 2003 edition of PHONE+. Interesting! The Part Agent, Part Consultant piece is right on target. We entered into the consulting market in 1997. Trusting clients kept asking for our help. We had to start charging. Its now our core business. We feel validated! […]

Is Antislamming Enforcement Shifting to States?

Posted: 07/2002 Is Antislamming Enforcement Shifting to States? IF YOU BELIEVE RECENT REPORTS, YOU might be tempted to think it’s safe to slam. The level of fines the FCC issues for slamming has taken a big drop. On the other hand, recent FCC fine levels are the natural outcome of a process it has been […]

Regulatory News – Commission Nails Two IXCs with Slamming Fines

Posted:  09/2000 Commission Nails Two IXCs with Slamming Fines By Kim Sunderland The FCC has adopted more anti-slamming rules designed to improve how consumers choose their preferred telephone carrier, and make it harder for carriers to slam them.At the same time, the commission flexed its enforcement muscles by levying hefty fines on two IXCs charged […]

Regulatory News – Common Carrier Chief Leads the Battles

Posted: 07/1999 Common Carrier Chief Leads the Battles By Kim Sunderland Lawrence E. Strickling has one of the toughest, most exciting and debatably fulfilling positions at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as chief of Common Carrier Bureau (CCB). He’s been at the forefront of the FCC’s efforts to break the broadband speed limit, improve enforcement […]

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