FCC Releases Streamlined Resolution of Requests Related to Actions by USAC (DA 17-618)
Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.
Questions Over New Construction Projects Raise More Worries About E-Rate's Future
There's a new worry for schools and libraries already jittery about possible changes to the popular federal E-rate program. But what's not clear is whether the issue signals a larger shift in priorities at the Federal Communications Commission, an ongoing problem with the E-rate's cumbersome application process, or both.