NTCA Discusses Terminating Access Arbitrage in the Intercarrier Compensation Systems with Wireline Competition Bureau

On May 31, 2019, Mike Romano, NTCA Senior Vice President of Industry Affairs, and James Dawson of Jenner & Block, LLP, met with the Federal Communications Commission, Wireline Competition Bureau to discuss terminating access arbitrage in the Intercarrier Compensation System.  NTCA encouraged the Commission to adopt a proposal  that implements appropriate safeguards to protect innocent LECs that do not engage in access stimulation. 

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