NTCA and AT&T Jointly Propose Modifications to FCC Order Regarding Access Stimulation

On September 19, 2019, NTCA and AT&T talked with Nirali Patel, Wireline Advisor to Chairman Ajit Pai, and Lisa Hone, Deputy Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau, to offer suggestions on identifying when rate-of-return incumbent local exchange carriers ("RLECs") might be engaged in access stimulation and for resolving any disputes as to whether an RLEC is engaged in such activities. 

Updating the Intercarrier Compensation Regine to Eliminate Access Arbitrage, WC Docket No. 18-155