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 Briefing.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has directed all Eligible Telecommunications Carriers (ETCs) to provide their Lifeline customers with notice of the changes in federal Lifeline support that will be received based upon the FCC’s new interpretation of Tribal Land in Oklahoma. TMI Briefing Service subscribers see Briefing dated 3/29/16.
Governor Gary Herbert has signed into law a bill that allows a government entity to collect anonymous electronic data, but prohibits the use of the collected data in a judicial proceeding. HB 369 includes language that permits a government entity to collect and utilize electronic data, “as long as it is obtained in a manner that, prior to receipt by a government entity, maintains the anonymity of the information.”
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is announcing a public consultation on next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) emergency services. NG 9-1-1 is a term used to describe more technologically advanced 9-1-1 services. For more information, visit the NG9-1-1 page and watch the NG9-1-1 video.