FCC Seeks Comments on Call Blocking Notification Requirements

 

Comments due Jan. 31 after FCC proceeds with call blocking notification requirements for voice service providers. 01/11/2022 4:00 P.M. 3 minute read The Federal Communications Commission is asking for stakeholder input on voice service providers’ call blocking notification requirements by Jan. 31. At the center of the call blocking issue currently is a Petition for […]

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FCC Issues Supplemental Guidance for Reassigned Numbers Database Users

 

The guidance provides clarity on query responses in the FCC reassigned numbers database and when the TCPA safe harbor applies. 01/06/2022 3:30 P.M. 4.5 minute read The Federal Communications Commission’s Reassigned Numbers Database became fully operational on Nov. 1, 2021, and the commission has now released supplemental guidance to improve the utility of the database […]

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ACA’s End-of-Year Advocacy Focuses on Bipartisan Efforts

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Members and leadership recently attended meetings with several legislators as ACA prepares for 2022 and legislative and regulatory changes during the second half of the 117th Congress and at the state level. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 12/21/2021 2:00 PM 5 minute read ACA International’s advocacy staff and members continue to […]

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Communication Procedures During Severe Weather Emergencies

 

Resources and tips from the FCC and IRS help you secure your communication with consumers and provide relief during unforeseen weather emergencies. ACA members must also have plans in place to protect their companies and employees, as well as consumer outreach strategies. 12/17/2021 11:30 A.M. 3 minute read Federal agencies are providing resources to those […]

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Senate Committee Advances FCC Chair Nomination

 

Jessica Rosenworcel’s role as chair will next be considered by the full U.S. Senate. The committee also advanced a nomination for the FTC’s open commissioner seat. 12/06/2021 12:15 PM 4 minute read The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation voted to advance Jessica Rosenworcel’s nomination as chair of the Federal Communications Commission to the […]

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FCC Nominations Slated for Wednesday Senate Committee Hearing

 

Nominations for Chair Jessica Rosenworcel and new Commissioner Gigi Sohn are up for consideration before the Senate Commerce Committee. Their approval would bring the FCC to a 3-2 Democratic majority. 11/29/2021 2:00 PM 2.5 minute read The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will meet in executive session Wednesday to continue review of President […]

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