Maine's Governor Paul LePage signed a new law this week that will effectively update the state's telecommunications industry regulations for the first time in almost 100 years.
Brazil's government is in the process of developing new regulations set on driving the country's wireline service providers to lower their monthly service rates and extend their networks in order to
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canada's main telecom regulator, is taking a hard line on telemarketers, issuing citations against 85 companies that violated
Cofetel, Mexico's telecom regulator, put forth new rules that will require Telmex to incorporate price and quality controls on wholesale services it sells to competitive service providers. The agency
FairPoint ( Nasdaq: FRP ) and rival Comcast's ( Nasdaq: CMCSA ) dream of having a less restrictive regulatory structure in New Hampshire is nearing reality, as Senate Bill 48 (SB 48) passed the state
Telemarketers may now have a harder time interrupting unsuspecting consumers with automated calls during dinner time as the FCC has put forth rules that will require them to get written consent.
The FCC voted unanimously Tuesday, 3-0, to reform its Lifeline phone subsidy program and reduce waste by preventing consumers from claiming services from multiple service providers. A new National
FairPoint Communications ( Nasdaq: FRP ) will now be able to more quickly respond to competitive pricing pressure in Vermont with a new set of regulations.
New regulations are leveling the
The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) believes that the FCC needs to do some more work on its Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation reform plans. Representing
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has outlined a new wholesale access billing model incumbent service providers like Bell Canada ( NYSE: BCE ) can use to charge