FCC Plans To List Counties For Biz Data Deregulation

Law360, Washington (May 1, 2017, 7:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission said Friday it plans to reveal which regions of the country will be deemed competitive and subject to deregulation for the business data services market and that it's seeking any objections from affected companies before it does.

The agency, which was criticized by some, including Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, for not releasing the information before voting on the plan to lift pricing regulations in some areas, said the county-by-county information could publicly reveal competitively sensitive details. FCC Republicans voted in April to implement the...
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