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February 6, 2018 by Tom Cohen

Latest from Washington: An Update on the Connect America Fund Phase II Auction

Tom Cohen provides a timely update on the Connect America Fund Phase II Auction after the FCC's January 30th meeting.... READ MORE 

January 17, 2018 by Tom Cohen

All You Need to Know: Connect America Fund Phase II Auction

Tom Cohen highlights the next steps in the Connect America Fund Phase II Auction, including key deadlines and milestones from the FCC. ... READ MORE 

December 29, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Next in the Queue

Tom Cohen previews the busy 2018 FCC agenda which he expects will give service providers many reasons to invest in their networks and expand their deployments.... READ MORE 

November 29, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Getting a Closer Look at the Restoring Internet Freedom Order at the FCC

Tom Cohen provides a deeper look into what the FCC is proposing around the Restoring Internet Freedom order for its December 14 meeting.... READ MORE 

November 22, 2017 by Tom Cohen

FCC Update: Lowering Barriers to Drive Investment

Tom Cohen recaps recent moves from the FCC which is seeking to accelerate investments in 5G and fiber network builds.... READ MORE 

September 26, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Regulatory Update: Find Your Opportunity for Broadband Expansion

First, on September 19, Commissioner Michael O’Rielly appeared before WTA’s Fall Conference in Idaho and said a number noteworthy things about universal service. Then on September 21, Chairman Ajit Pai spoke at the Kansas Broadband Conference, where he highlighted his concerns with the digital divide.... READ MORE 

August 30, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Seeking Comments: What You Need to Know about the Upcoming CAF II Auctions

As part of the Public Notice, the FCC is seeking comment on how applicants can become qualified to participate in the auction and how bids will be processed to determine winners and assign support amounts... READ MORE 

July 11, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Infrastructure Takes Center Stage at the FCC

While many federal agencies are still treading water, the FCC is moving ahead full speed, with an aggressive agenda by Chairman Pai and new staff leadership in the Commission’s Bureaus and Offices.... READ MORE 

May 9, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Infrastructure, Full Steam Ahead

At the top of FCC Chairman Pai’s list is addressing problems that broadband providers are facing in obtaining access to poles, ducts, conduit, and rights-of-way.... READ MORE 

April 10, 2017 by Tom Cohen

Keeping Up with FCC Chairman Pai

Chairman Pai continues to race forward to have the FCC implement his “free-market” and “digital divide” agenda.... READ MORE