The FCC today acted to remove barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment by determining that replacement utility poles that have no potential effect on historic properties do not need to complete historic preservation review.
In our Reply Comments, we urged the FCC to adopt NCTA’s proposal that the FCC view its duties under Section 706 by “monitoring the progress of broadband deployment in the United States.”
In 1996, Congress decided that it was crucial to accelerate investments in high-performance broadband networks and enacted Section 706, requiring the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to first assess the state of advanced telecommunications capability and then
The Fiber Broadband Association’s public policy efforts over the past several months have focused on the numerous proceedings at the Federal Communications Commission that either seek to remove barriers to deploying all-fiber networks, reduce overall regulatory burdens on all-fiber providers....
The Fiber Broadband Association (“Fiber Broadband” or “Association”) hereby submits these reply comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s (the “Commission’s”) Notice of Inquiry in the above-captioned proceeding seeking comment on “ways to facilitate greater consumer choice and