Monday, February 7, 2011

FCC to Improve Industry Data Collection

The FCC is launching to programs to ensure that it collects the data it needs to make sensible policy, streamlines its data collection program, and eliminates unneeded data collections that impose unnecessary burdens on filers. The reforms include the elimination of 20-year-old requirements for certain telephone companies to submit what is known as comparably efficient interconnection and open network reporting data (CEI/ONA), which may no longer be necessary because of subsequent policy decisions.