The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Wireline Competition Bureau has issued a Public Notice announcing (1) the completion of its initial review of information submitted by participants in the Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II) Eligible Location Adjustment
Continue Reading FCC Completes Initial CAF II Eligible Location Adjustment Process Review; Announces Revised Timeline for Challenge Process

The Wireline Competition Bureau has issued an Order waiving the Commission’s rules governing the enrollment freeze and notice requirements for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program’s upcoming December 31, 2021 deadline, as a result of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Continue Reading WCB Announces 60-Day Transition Window for Affordable Connectivity Program

The FCC Office of Inspector General has released an advisory letter to notify providers, consumers, and the public of abusive and improper Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program enrollments related to USDA’s National School Lunch Program’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).  The
Continue Reading FCC OIG Releases Advisory Letter Detailing Fraudulent EBB Enrollments based on USDA National School Lunch Program CEP

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau has issued a Public Notice announcing measures the Bureau will take, in conjunction with the Office of Inspector General and the Universal Service Administrative Company, to guard against potential waste, fraud, and abuse regarding enrollment
Continue Reading WCB Announces Additional Integrity Measures for Community Eligibility Provision Enrollments in EBB Program

The FCC’s Office of Managing Director has announced measures the Commission will take to mitigate any harm due to Emergency Broadband Benefit Program enrollments based on the USDA National School Lunch Program’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).  The EBB Program Order
Continue Reading OMD Announces Mitigating Measures for EBB Program Amid Concerns with Community Eligibility Provision Enrollment