the regulatory mix daily blog postingThe Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.




The FCC announced a new date for its Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau’s workshop.  The purpose of the workshop is  to discuss recent developments (i) in the use of wireless technology to contact emergency services and (ii) the provision and quality of 911 location information delivered to Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). The workshop will be held on Monday, November, 18, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The agenda is unchanged. Read the Agenda here.

Audio/video coverage of the workshop will be broadcast live at During the workshop, event-related questions may be emailed to Depending on the volume of questions and time constraints, the panel moderators will work to respond to as many questions as possible during the workshop.



On October 8, 2013, Farmers Mutual Telephone Company filed a complaint against Frontier Communications of Minnesota, Inc. alleging that Frontier is engaging in anticompetitive and unreasonable business practices by its imposition of early termination fees. Frontier responded by filing a motion to dismiss the complaint on the grounds that the PUC does not have jurisdiction over the matter. The PUC seeks comments regarding Frontier’s motion. The comment period closes November 22, 2013.


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