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OTMR Effective Date and Ninth Circuit Briefing Schedule Announced

Posted in Cable, DWT Advisory, Pole Attachments, Regulatory, Wireline

Friday, the FCC published the Office of Management and Budget’s approval of the one-touch make-ready (OTMR) rules in the Federal Register and set May 20, 2019 as the effective date for these rules. As previously reported by DWT the joint electric utility challenge to the OTMR rules was transferred to the Ninth Circuit and consolidated… Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit Assigns OTMR Petition

Posted in Cable, Pole Attachments, Regulatory, Wireline

As DWT previously reported, in August, the FCC released its Third Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling (“August Order”) in its wireline and wireless infrastructure dockets (WC Docket No. 17-84 and WT Docket No. 17-79) adopting, among other things, new “One Touch Make-Ready” rules (“OTMR”). In October 2018, American Electric Power Service Corporation and several… Continue Reading