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FCC Reinstates CPNI Privacy Regulations (and Compliance Filing Obligations) for Telecom and VoIP Service Providers

Posted in Broadband Adoption, Broadband Deployment, DWT Advisory, Mobile Broadband

In a recent order, the FCC has reinstated its customer proprietary network information (“CPNI”) rules governing the privacy obligations of voice service providers under Section 222. This action follows the Congressional repeal of the FCC’s 2016 Privacy Order that had extended CPNI regulations to broadband internet access services. As a result, telecom and VoIP providers must again file CPNI compliance certification at the beginning of each year (beginning again in 2018) in order to certify compliance with these regulations.

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