g-point # 17-01

Categories: gpoint1 | Author: Administrator Account | Posted: 1/9/2017 | Views: 2079
Follow-up on Changes to the Federal Lifeline Program
The FCC issued an Order on January 6, 2017 clarifying that ETCs that do not already have a standalone Broadband Internet Access Service (BIAS) offering in areas where they receive high-cost support are not required to create a new standalone Lifeline BIAS offering as a result of the 2016 Lifeline Modernization Order.