Press Release Archives 2014

December
December 30, 2014
Associations Urge Light-Touch Policy Framework Under Title II for Strong Open Internet Rules
December 23, 2014
COMPTEL Urges FCC to Deny Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
December 18, 2014
COMPTEL Commends FCC for Addressing T-Mobile Petition on Data Roaming
December 17, 2014
COMPTEL Congratulates FCC Commissioner O’Rielly on Senate Confirmation
December 12, 2014
COMPTEL Files Comments with OMB on Paperwork Reduction Act Issues for Rural Call Completion Rules
December 11, 2014
COMPTEL Points Out Discrepancy in Verizon’s Claims on the Impact of Title II on Network Investment
December 5, 2014
COMPTEL’s Opposition to USTelecom's Petition for Forbearance
December 3, 2014
Twitter Joins COMPTEL
November
November 21, 2014
COMPTEL Applauds FCC's Adoption of Technology Transitions NPRM and Declaratory Ruling
November 13, 2014
COMPTEL Joins Associations in Calling for Congress to Make Internet Tax Moratorium Permanent
November 10, 2014
COMPTEL Praises President Obama’s Plan to Protect Open Internet
October
October 31, 2014
COMPTEL Statement on FCC Technology Transitions Proposals
October 9, 2014
COMPTEL Congratulates Commissioner O’Rielly on Renomination to FCC
October 9, 2014
Conservatives, Main Street Businesses and Tech Companies form New Alliance to Find Net Neutrality Solution
October 7, 2014
COMPTEL Forms Advisory Committee to Explore How to Facilitate Strategic Partnerships Between Wireless Carriers and Backhaul Providers
October 7, 2014
Show Daily - Day 2
October 6, 2014
COMPTEL Praises FCC Chairman Wheeler for Leadership in Addressing Fundamental Issues Impacting Competition
October 6, 2014
COMPTEL Membership Ranks Grow as Association Focuses on Importance of Competition Across All Networks
September
September 29, 2014
COMPTEL Joins Forces with J. Spargo & Associates for Trade Show Sales and Management
September 19, 2014
COMPTEL Files Reply Comments in 706 Proceeding
September 19, 2014
COMPTEL Responds to House Energy & Commerce White Paper on Universal Service Policy and the Roll of the FCC
September 15, 2014
COMPTEL Files Reply Comments in Open Interent Proceeding
September 10, 2014
COMPTEL Ex Parte Highlights Need for Reasonable Rates, Terms and Conditions for Last-Mile Facilities
September 10, 2014
COMPTEL Participates in “Internet Slowdown” to Shine Light on Importance of Open Internet
September 8, 2014
COMPTEL Files Reply Comments on USF Reform, Urging FCC to Complete Its Implementation of Phase II of CAF and Mobility Fund
September 4, 2014
COMPTEL Commends FCC Chairman Wheeler for Focus on Improving Broadband Competition
August
August 25, 2014
COMPTEL Urges Commission to Deny Comcast Acquisition of Time Warner Cable
August 18, 2014
COMPTEL Looks Forward to Special Access Reform as OMB Approves FCC to Proceed with Mandatory Data Collection
August 15, 2014
COMPTEL Supports Michigan PSC in AT&T Lawsuit Challenging Order to Comply with IP Interconnection Obligations
August 15, 2014
COMPTEL, MACC Amici Curiae Brief in Support of Michigan PSC IP Interconnection Decision
August 8, 2014
COMPTEL’s Response to Questions in House Energy and Commerce White Paper “Network Interconnection”
August 4, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Emergency Petition Seeking Waiver of Rule Requiring Reduction in Originating Access Rates for IP-PSTN VoIP Traffic
July
July 16, 2014
COMPTEL Ex Parte Responds to USTelecom on Special Access
July 15, 2014
COMPTEL Comments in FCC Open Internet Proceeding
July 14, 2014
COMPTEL Files Reply Comments in CenturyLink Forbearance Petition
July 10, 2014
COMPTEL Supports T-Mobile Request for Clarification of Commercially Reasonable Standard of Data Roaming Obligations
July 7, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on the Commission’s Proposed Market Power Test for the CenturyLink Petition for Forbearance from Regulation on Enterprise Broadband Services Proceeding
June
June 27, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Impact of Copper Retirement on Wholesale Markets
June 18, 2014
COMPTEL Members and Customers Meet with FCC Chairman and Commissioners to Discuss Benefits of Competition
June 18, 2014
"Customers, Competition and the 1996 Telecom Act"
June 13, 2014
COMPTEL Response to House Energy and Commerce Committee White Paper on Competition Policy and the Role of the Federal Communications Commission
June 13, 2014
COMPTEL Applauds FCC Chairman Wheeler for Opening Inquiry into Internet Traffic Exchange and Internet Congestion
June 13, 2014
COMPTEL Commends FCC for Recognizing Importance of Wholesale Access in Technology Transitions
June 10, 2014
FCC Chairman Wheeler to Deliver Keynote Address at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2014 Convention & EXPO
June 2, 2014
COMPTEL Gains Momentum in Fiber, Cloud, Broadband and Wireless Sectors with Addition of 16 New Members in First Half of 2014
May
May 15, 2014
COMPTEL Commends FCC Action to Implement Broadcast Television Incentive Auction
May 15, 2014
COMPTEL Urges FCC to Ensure Internet Remains an Open Platform for Speech and Commerce
May 13, 2014
COMPTEL Files in Support of Rural Call Completion Reporting Clarifications
May 12, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Midcontinent Communications’ Waiver for Rural Call Completion Requirements
May 1, 2014
Boston Globe Letter to the Editor: "Keep rules in place to continue broadband revolution"
April
April 30, 2014
COMPTEL, Members Continue Call for Congress to Stop Abusive Patent Litigation
April 25, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on House White Paper on "Modernizing U.S. Spectrum Policy"
April 10, 2014
COMPTEL and Service Providers Urge FCC Not to Approve AT&T’s Technology Transitions Experiments Without Significant Modifications
April 8, 2014
Wall Street Journal - AT&T's Plan For the Future: No Landlines, Less Regulation
April 7, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on E-Rate Modernization
April 2, 2014
COMPTEL Proposes Managerial Framework to Successfully Guide the Technology Transitions
April 2, 2014
COMPTEL Managerial Framework for Technology Transitions
April 1, 2014
COMPTEL Commends Precedent-Setting Michigan PSC Order Forcing AT&T to Comply with Interconnection Obligations
March
March 31, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on AT&T's Proposed IP Trials
March 31, 2014
COMPTEL Responds to FCC Process Reform Report
March 24, 2014
COMPTEL Brings Together Dealmakers at Annual Spring Convention
March 18, 2014
COMPTEL Applauds Defining Precedent for IP Interconnection to Benefit Competition and Consumers in Michigan
March 18, 2014
14 Members Elected to COMPTEL Board of Directors
March 18, 2014
COMPTEL PLUS Show Daily - Day 2
March 17, 2014
COMPTEL PLUS Show Daily - Day 1
March 6, 2014
Competitors Ready to Join Technology Transition Trials
March 6, 2014
Telecom Reseller:  Podcast Interview with COMPTEL CEO Chip Pickering
March 4, 2014
COMPTEL Supports Waiver of Rules Prohibiting Retention of Lifeline Eligibility Documentation
February
February 28, 2014
COMPTEL Files Comments on the Paperwork Reduction Act Inquiry Related to Rural Call Completion Rules
February 28, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on AT&T’s Proposed Wire Center Trials 
February 27, 2014
COMPTEL Praises Guthrie and Matsui for Creation of Spectrum Caucus
February 24, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Retirement of Rep. John Dingell
February 20, 2014
COMPTEL's Angie Kronenberg Named Rising Star in Wireline by FierceTelecom
February 14, 2014
COMPTEL Chief Advocate and General Counsel Angie Kronenberg participated in BroadbandUS TV webcast: "Net Neutrality, the IP Transition -- Where Are We, What's Next?"
February 14, 2014
COMPTEL Files in Opposition to CenturyLink Forbearance Petition
February 13, 2014
Comprehensive Workshop at COMPTEL PLUS to Explore How Communications Providers Can Capitalize on New Business Strategies
February 6, 2014
COMPTEL CEO Chip Pickering Participates in Panel Hosted by National Journal: "Dialing In on the IP Transition"
February 5, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Legislation to Ensure Consumers’ Freedom to Access Internet Content
February 4, 2014
Skinny Wire article "The Truth about the IP Transition"
February 4, 2014
CQ Weeky - "On The Move - Telecommunications: Charles W. ‘Chip’ Pickering Jr." 
January
January 31, 2014
COMPTEL Responds to Committee's Questions on "Modernizing the Communications Act"
January 30, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman
January 30, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on FCC Proposal for Technology Experiments
January 27, 2014
COMPTEL PLUS CEO Breakfast to Address the  Impact of Policy Reform on Competitive Sector
January 22, 2014
COMPTEL Meets with FCC General Counsel on Technology Transition Issues
January 21, 2014
COMPTEL Responds to Petition Regarding Declaratory Ruling on Cable One's Phone Service
January 16, 2014
COMPTEL Files Petition for Reconsideration in Rural Call Completion Proceeding
January 13, 2014
Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner to Deliver Keynote Address at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014 Convention
January 8, 2014 
COMPTEL Expands Partnership with UNITEL to Offer HR Advisory Services to Members