The Regulatory Mix

The 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 the panelists and other information about the next two events in its Open Internet/Net Neutrality roundtable series. Both events will take place on September 19, 2014. The roundtables will be free and open to the public and will be streamed live at Suggested questions may be submitted in advance and during the roundtables by email to or on Twitter using the hashtag #FCCRoundtables.


-Starting at 10:00 a.m., the first event on “Effective Enforcement Of Open Internet Requirements” will consider ways to enforce effectively the proposed new Open Internet rules, explore the utility of various current and proposed enforcement tools in the Open Internet context, and discuss how to design fair and accessible FCC dispute resolution processes for open Internet concerns.


-Starting at 1:30 p.m., the second event onTechnological Aspects of an Open Internet” will consider the technical aspects of ensuring an Open Internet, including questions of scope, transparency, blocking, mobile networks, and reasonable network management.



The PSC asked for comment on a request for waiver filed by Lincoln Telephone asking the PSC to waive the annual report requirement for small ILECs serving less than 12,000 subscribers. In the alternative, it asks the PSC to determine that FCC Form 481 filed with the PSC satisfies the state reporting requirement. Comments on the request are due by October 10, 2014.


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