The FCC Documents Under
(with our brief interpretation)
(to declare Cable modem service and information
service) follows five other related proceedings - the
Cable Modem NOI, the National Performance Measures
NPRM, the Incumbent LEC Broadband Notice, the
Triennial UNE Review Notice and, most recently, the
Wireline Broadband NPRM. These proceedings, together
with today's actions, are intended to build the
foundation for a comprehensive and consistent national
broadband policy." Quote from the FCC on these
- CC Docket No. 01-337
---"Review of Regulatory Requirements for Incumbent LEC
Broadband Telecommunications Services".
- TeleTruth: This NRPM
proposes that the Bells will no longer have to resell
their broadband plant to CLECs.
- CC Docket No. 01-338 ---
"Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of
Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers; Implementation of the
Local Competition Provisions of the Telecommunications
Act of 1996; Deployment of Wireline Services Offering
Advanced Telecommunications Capability"
- TeleTruth: This NRPM states
that the Bells will no longer have to unbundle their
Broadband network elements for CLECs.
- CC Docket 02-33 ---
"Appropriate Framework for Access to the Internet
Over Wireline Facilities"
- ·TeleTruth:This NRPM
declares that Broadband is an Information Service and
therefore doesn't have to be resold to competitors. It
also can add/increase new taxes.
- GN Docket No. 00-185
Inquiry Concerning High-Speed Access to the Internet Over
Cable and Other Facilities.
- ·TeleTruth: This Docket
requests comments on whether high-speed cable services
is an Information Service and therefore all of the
current proposed openings for competitive Internet
will be closed.
- ·CS Docket No. 02-52
--- Internet Over Cable Declaratory Ruling
Appropriate Regulatory Treatment for Broadband Access to
the Internet Over Cable Facilities.
- TeleTruth: This Docket declares
high-speed cable services is an Information Service
and therefore all of the current proposed openings for
competitive Internet will be closed.
- ·CC Docket No. 02-39
Notice of Inquiry Concerning a Review of the Equal
Access and Nondiscrimination Obligations Applicable to
Local Exchange Carriers"
- TeleTruth: This proceeding
proposes to eliminate equal access obligations just as
the Bell companies are entering long