FCC adopts comprehensive cable pole attachment reform: new telecom rate, attachment procedures top four-year rulemaking
11 April 2011FCC Alert
On April 7, 2011 the Federal Communications Commission unanimously adopted and released the full text of its Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration, a comprehensive overhaul of its pole attachment rules. The FCC concluded that the Order advances the goal of universal broadband outlined in the FCC's 2011 National Broadband Plan.
The Order represents a win for virtually all sectors of the broadband communications and telecommunications industries. This brief analysis follows up our April 7, 2011 Client Alert, and provides background for our Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Webinar. We do not intend this analysis to be comprehensive, but we hope that these initial insights will be useful.
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