Regulatory Rumblings Archive

April 2016

New Ad Tax Proposal in Oklahoma Raises Concerns

Posted: Apr 27, 2016 9:45am ET

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin recently proposed eliminating a number of sales tax exemptions, including the exemption for advertising, in order to resolve a potential state budget shortfall of nearly $1.3 billion for FY2017.


The FCC Is Not Thinking Outside the Set Top Box – Just Undermining its Financial Foundation

Posted: Apr 22, 2016 3:00pm ET

Today, ANA filed comments with the FCC regarding the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on expanding competition in set top boxes. The NPRM seeks to allow competitive consumer electronics manufacturers to make set top box devices and software that can provide full access to the content of multichannel video program distributors (MVPDs).


ANA Requests Extension of Time for Comments on the FCC’s CPNI NPRM

Posted: Apr 12, 2016 3:15pm ET

Today, ANA submitted a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requesting an extension of time to submit comments regarding the new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on privacy guidelines for broadband internet service providers (ISPs).


FCC Proposes New Privacy Rules for Broadband Providers

Posted: Apr 1, 2016 12:15pm ET

Yesterday, splitting on party lines, the FCC voted 3-2 to adopt a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding privacy guidelines for broadband internet service providers (ISPs).