Lawmakers Call On FCC To Review Access Fee Data

Law360, New York (July 16, 2009, 5:08 PM EDT) -- Reps. John Dingell, D-Mich., and Rick Boucher, D-Va., of the U.S. House of Representatives have reportedly asked the Federal Communications Commission to collect and review data on how certain phone companies pay special access fees before passing new rules on the charges, which some critics claim are anti-competitive.

The two lawmakers sent a letter last week to Julius Genachowski, the recently confirmed FCC chairman, asking him to "appropriately balance the scope of [the agency's] data collection" as the agency examines the special access fee market, Dow...
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