• FCC Seeks to Accelerate Next-Generation Networks
  • May 12, 2017 | Authors: C. Douglas Jarrett; Thomas B. Magee
  • Law Firm: Keller and Heckman LLP - Washington Office
  • In the same order, the FCC seeks comment on expediting the process for LECs to retire copper networks and transition to IP networks. The Commission proposes to do this by streamlining or eliminating network change notification rules and by eliminating rules requiring carriers to spend money to maintain outdated equipment. Comments on this and the above pole attachment item will be due 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.