to the FNPRM
, if a market is competitive, then the FCC would remove
"The FCC's FNPRM
proposes a big, positive step towards deregulating competitive areas.
Look for further information from your state E-rate coordinator in September or October, and take the time to respond to the FNPRM
. The FCC is listening.
While the transition for various ICC rate elements will differ, with some transitions still to be defined by the FNPRM
, the "end game" is a state where providers no longer receive reimbursement for the use of their networks by other carriers--and where the alternate recovery mechanisms that have been provided will "phase out" regardless of the impact on universal service and consumer rates.
The Commission set deadlines for filing comments and reply comments at 30 and 60 days, respectively, after publication of the FNPRM
in the Federal Register.
Meanwhile, the FNPRM
would seek additional comment on the creation of a framework under which broadcasters could satisfy their children's programming obligations by relying, in part, on special efforts to produce or support Core Programming aired on other stations in their markets.
The Coalition requested that the Task Force include specific questions for comments into the LPTV FNPRM
which deal with the flexible use future of LPTV.
proposes innovative spectrum sharing techniques to unlock the value of the spectrum between 3550 MHz and 3650 MHz, and seeks comment on extending the proposed service to 3700 MHz.
(168.) See Outage Reporting Order and FNPRM
, supra note 162, paras.
(40.) Dominant Carriers FNPRM
, supra note 21, paras.