New Regulations Adopted Governing Communications Attachments to Utility Poles


Following up on its National Broadband Plan promise of a year ago (see our advisory), today the FCC voted to adopt several pole attachment rule changes. While the text of the order has not yet been released, here is a brief summary of some of the key actions. We will post a more detailed analysis of this item shortly.

We previously summarized the full set of pole attachment rule changes proposed in May of 2010. Among the changes adopted today are:

• The pole attachment rate formula for telecommunications service attachments will be altered so that the telecom rate will be nearly equal to the lower cable rate.....

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