Communications Law Bulletin, September 2008


In this issue:

*The Month in Brief

*Wireless Developments

*FCC Moves Forward on Re-auction of 700 MHz D Block License

*Ninth Circuit Deals Blow to Wireless Carriers

*FCC Seeks Comment on Remanded Location-Accuracy E911 Rules

*Universal Service Developments

*FCC Initiates Inquiry Regarding USF Oversight

*Rural Carriers Appeal CETC Cap

*Fourth Quarter USF Contribution Factor Established

*XM-Sirius Merger Challenged in Court of Appeals

*State Regulators Address Video Equipment, Industry Billing Practices, and State Universal Service

*CPNI Compliance Reminder

*Comcast Appeals Net Neutrality Decision and Files Compliance Plan

*FCC Increases Application Processing Fees

*Industry Feverishly Lobbies Proposed Reforms of Intercarrier Compensation and Universal Service Reform

*Legislative Developments

*Congress Passes Broadband Data Collection Act; President Expected to Sign

*Congress Seeks Prepaid Calling Card Reform

*FCC Reporting Requirements ? FCC Grants ARMIS Forbearance

*Upcoming Deadlines for Your Calendar

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