FCC Proposes Broadband Outage Reporting2011.05.16 13:53 by Daniela
Keywords: FCC, broadband
Currently, these reporting rules concern only the traditional phone service but not the cable operators and those, providing VoIP services. The purpose of the proposal is to extend those rules to the new technology.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said the FCC "would be mindful of its authority, and of operators' constraints, but that the commission has public safety responsibilities it needs to fulfill through extending the reporting requirement to an increasingly important phone service."
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