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Managing Telecom Expenses: Don’t Forget the Fees

April 19, 2021

Via: No Jitter

They say two things are unavoidable in life: death and taxes. If you have reviewed your phone bills lately, you might as well tack on fees to that list. Telecommunications taxes, surcharges, and fees are myriad, complex, and significant. Most […]


Regulations

Dejero Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

April 8, 2021

Via: Broadcast Beat

Dejero, an innovator in resilient connectivity for critical communications, has received ISO 9001:2015 certification in recognition of its quality management system. The scope includes the design, development, realization, information assurance, and support of Dejero’s products and services. ISO 9001:2015 is […]


Regulations

Purchasing Telecom Services? Protect Yourself

March 17, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Negotiating contracts isn’t my idea of fun, but it’s necessary for clarity, peace of mind, and legal protection for both parties. That’s because contract proposals from vendors are always written by the vendor’s legal department and designed to include legal […]


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Telemarketing Robocalls Will Decline

March 4, 2021

Via: No Jitter

It’s not hyperbole to suggest that virtually no one likes being robocalled by a telemarketer. The perfectly honed mealtime call that tells you of a non-existent but expiring car warranty or an errant grandchild in prison is more than unpleasant, […]


Regulations

Telecom workforce bill re-introduced in the Senate

February 3, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

A bipartisan group of Senators has renewed an effort to pass a bill focused on coordinating federal efforts on telecom workforce development, including apprenticeships and emphasis on the needs of rural areas. A similar bill was introduced around this time […]


News, Regulations

Telecom players urge Biden, Congress to boost workforce development

February 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the Biden administration having given cues that it is interested in pursuing a major infrastructure and clean energy investment this year, a group of telecom associations joined together to urge the president and Congress to make support for broadband […]


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New Administration, New FCC, New Priorities… Now What?

January 29, 2021

Via: No Jitter

A new sheriff is in Washington, D.C., at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., and his arrival means all sorts of change is heading down the pike. This includes at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which has a new acting chair, Democrat Jessica […]


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FCC: Don’t use radios to commit crimes

January 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Here’s a timely reminder from your friendly neighborhood FCC: Don’t use ham or CB radios to communicate while you’re planning or committing a crime. Crimes like, say, violent insurrection. The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau issued the unusual warning on […]


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Telecom companies withhold political donations, targeting lawmakers who opposed election results

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the U.S. struggles to make sense of the violent events that unfolded last week in Washington D.C. when a mob, incited by President Trump, stormed the Capitol building while lawmakers sought to certify the election results, more and more […]


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Does the UC Industry Need More Privacy Regulation?

January 11, 2021

Via: No Jitter

One consequence of COVID-19 has been a massive adoption of IP-based communication and collaboration tools for most workers, which will have implications in the new year and well beyond 2021. But with these tools widespread use, there is a potential […]