10.19.11 Ex Parte, Call with Zac Katz re Proposals for Reform of Existing USF & ICC


Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; A National Broadband Plan for Our Future, GN Docket No. 09-51; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No. 07-135; High-Cost Universal Service Support, WC Docket No. 05-337; Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation RegimeCC Docket 01-92; Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45; Lifeline and Link-Up, WC Docket No. 03-109


On Wednesday, October 19, 2011, Michael Romano on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (“NTCA”) spoke via telephone with Zachary Katz, chief counsel and senior legal advisor to Chairman Julius Genachowski.

 Our discussion addressed potential avenues and proposals for reform of existing universal service fund (“USF”) and intercarrier compensation (“ICC”) mechanisms through adoption of an order in the above-referenced proceedings.


 10.19.11 FCC ex parte - Katz - phone call 101911.pdf