Today’s Regulatory Mix: Latest Broadband Deployment Data, FCC Terminates China Telecom Authority
Latest Broadband Deployment Data
The Office of Economics and Analytics in conjunction with the Wireline Competition Bureau and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau released updated data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of December 31, 2020. It includes revisions made by filers through September 30, 2021. These data were collected through FCC Form 477. Fixed Deployment Data are available for download at https://www.fcc.gov/general/broadband-deployment-data-fcc-form-477. The National Broadband Map for Fixed Broadband Deployment is available for viewing at https://broadbandmap.fcc.gov. Mobile Deployment Data are available at https://www.fcc.gov/mobile-deployment-form-477-data. The data includes revisions made by filers through April 21, 2021.
FCC Terminates China Telecom Authority
Citing national security concerns, the FCC released an Order on Revocation and Termination revoking China Telecom (Americas) Corporation’s ability to provide domestic interstate and international telecommunications services within the United States. The Order directs China Telecom Americas to discontinue any domestic or international services that it provides pursuant to its section 214 authority within sixty days following the November 2 release of the order.
The Regulatory Mix, Inteserra’s blog of telecom related 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 an Inteserra Briefing.