The FCC's Pole Attachment Discount For Telecom Cos.

Law360, New York (April 29, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- On April 7, the Federal Communications Commission released its report and order on reconsideration[1] revising “pole attachment” rules issued under Section 224[2] of the Communications Act of 1934[3], which mandate that electric utilities permit cable and telecommunications providers to place their facilities on or in existing poles, conduits and rights-of-way.

The FCC's revisions significantly modify the prior federal pole attachment rules. In a nutshell, the revised rules: 1) lower attachment rates for noncable attachers to bring them in line with rates paid by cable companies; and...
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