Posts Tagged ‘Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service’

State Telecom Regulators Urge ‘Sunshine Law’ Reform

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, States, Transparency April 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 — Federal laws designed to guarantee public access to certain data should be revised to allow members of the Federal Communications Commission to meet more often and work together more efficiently, a group of state telecommunications regulators told members of a House committee in a Wednesday letter.

Broadband People Column: FCC’s Clyburn, Baker Get New Assignments

Broadband's Impact, Premium Content December 18th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 18, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission has appointed Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Meredith Attwell Baker to serve on the federal-state boards for universal service and jurisdictional separations. Clyburn will serve as federal chair of both panels. FCC Commissioner Michael Copps will continue to serve on both boards.

The Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service was established by the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to implement universal service provisions and to make recommendations on universal service matters. The Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations advises the FCC on the apportionment of regulated costs between interstate and intrastate jurisdictions.

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