Fraud Reported in FCC’s Emergency Broadband Program; Agency Asks Industry How to “address pr ovider misconduct”

Fraud Reported in FCC’s Emergency Broadband Program; Agency Asks Industry How to “address provider misconduct”
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By B.N. Frank

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been identified as a “captured agency” for catering to the telecom and cable industries for decades (see 1, 2). This has led to numerous lawsuits filed against it including one that determined it had allowed telecom and cable companies to overcharge Americans for decades (see 1, 2). Despite the lawsuit, the overcharging has continued and recently led to additional government funds being allotted for telecom purposes via the Infrastructure Bill (see 1, 2, 3) and earlier in the year for the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB). According to recent report, the “captured agency” is being scrutinized again.

From Fierce Telecom:


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