A bill introduced this month requires the FCC to investigate the need to expand base of Universal Service Fund.
Letter cites Carol Mattey report, which recommends broadening the base.
Consultants say the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to do so.
Republican senators can tolerate FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, but not Commissioner-nominee Gigi Sohn, says Politico.
Simington also raised idea of Big Tech contributing to Universal Service Fund.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
FCC gridlock could hobble president's wishes, FTC opens investigation into Amazon buy, law professor raises questions about Carr's USF proposal.
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