11.29.16 Joint Associations Meetings with Commissioners Clyburn's and O'Rielly's Staff re Enhanced Transparency Requirements under Open Internet Order, GN 14-28
GN Docket No. 14-28: Promoting and Promoting the Open Internet
On Tuesday, November 29, Elizabeth Barket, Law & Regulatory Counsel for Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”), Stephen Coran, Counsel to the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (“WISPA”), Ross Lieberman, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the American Cable Association (“ACA”), Mike Romano, Senior Vice President of Industry Affairs and Business Development at NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), and Rebecca Murphy Thompson, EVP & General Counsel for CCA (together, the “Associations”) met with Amy Bender, Legal Advisor to Commissioner O’Rielly, and separately with Claude Aiken, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Clyburn. The Associations discussed the item on circulation regarding extending the exemption for small broadband internet access service (“BIAS”) providers from the enhanced transparency requirements established by the 2015 Open Internet Order.