NTCA's Mike Romano Meets with FCC on Potential Transition of Access Charges for 8YY Traffic to Bill-And-Keep

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Mike Romano met with Nirali Patel, wireline legal advisor to Chairman Ajit Pai, and Lisa Hone, deputy chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau, to discuss concerns regarding the impacts of any reductions in access revenues, and concerns regarding interconnection and "network edge" issues arising out of a transition of any transport rate elements to bill-and-keep.


Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No. 07-135; Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime, CC Docket No. 01-92; 8YY Access Charge Reform, WC Docket No. 18-156