NTCA Discusses Lifeline Reporting Concerns with WCB

On January 27, 2020 NTCA and USTelecom met with staff from the Wireline Competition Bureau to discuss concerns how the Lifeline Representative Accountability Database is asking for employee's personally identifiable information ("PII")  The parties asked whether there were alternatives that could balance the interest in being able to identify people interacting with the database with the concerns associated with employees submission of PII.

Bridging the Digital Divide for Low-Income Consumers, WC Docket No. 17-287; Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization, WC Docket No. 11-42; Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support, WC Docket No. 09-197