The Elephant in the RoomApr 28EPC's problems reflect a complex administrative system that needs retuning
April Appeal Decisions ReleasedApr 28FCC granted 10 requests and petitions, dismissed 19 requests, and denied 26 appeals
Fewer Applicants Applying for DiscountsApr 27Less applicants, a drop in 470s, and the slow pace of 471s foreshadow decline
USAC Quarterly Board Meeting HighlightsApr 26SLD focusing on completing FY2016 applications and EPC enhancements for FY2017
Throwing Good Money After BadApr 21Commentary: the FCC needs to cut everyone’s losses and pull the plug on EPC
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