Originally published: May 3, 2012
Last updated: May 3, 2012 - 7:43pm
The telecommunications industry has been surprisingly silent in response to actions taken by the Federal Communications Commission involving the Universal Service Fund. Does this mean the reforms have met with broad approval? Not exactly.
But there does seem to be a sense of resignation. Some of the changes made are not to everyone’s liking. On the other hand, most people seem to agree that they’re better than what might have been. Among those weighing in with Telecompetitor on this topic were representatives of the National Exchange Carrier Association, the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies and Windstream, which helped shape many of the USF reforms related to price cap carriers.
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