On August 3, 2018, the FCC adopted new One-Touch-Make-Ready rules as part of efforts taken to lower barriers to pole attachments and propel fiber broadband deployment nationwide. Today the FBA filed an opposition to a request by a coalition of utilities seeking to have the FCC reconsider.
The Fiber Broadband Association Policy Committee was very active over the summer and secured some major victories for our membership, most notably the FCC’s adoption of the pole attachment reform order.
The Fiber Broadband Association filed at letter at the FCC supporting the FCC’s recently proposed changes to the pole attachment process and urged the FCC to adopt those changes at the August 2nd Open Meeting. The FCC’s proposed rules to the pole attachment process are positive reforms and wi
FBA Executive Director Lisa Youngers filed support for H.R. 3994, The Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act (ACCESS BROADBAND Act).
Last week the Fiber Broadband Association filed an ex parte letter with the FCC urging them to move forward on amending the pole attachment rules, enabling faster deployment of advanced wireline networks.