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Government Relations: FCC and Telecoms

Here are some communications resources from ESA regarding POTS and FCC issues:

Here Comes the Sunset: Article from ESA's Newsline magazine (Dec. 2012)

AT&T announces its decision to discontinue support for its 2G network by Dec. 31, 2016.

Government Relations Blog: AT&T Promises 4G Growth, Asks FCC for POTS Relief (Dec. 7, 2012)

The viability of POTS has been in decline for some time, and AT&T is asking the FCC to begin discussions about discontinuing support for POTS.

Government Relations Blog: AT&T Executive Asks Congress to Support the End of POTS (Oct. 23, 2012)

An AT&T executive appeared before a Congressional subcommittee last month and asked the House to help clear a path to discontinue support nationwide for its POTS network in favor of a transition to a more advanced broadband infrastructure.

Government Relations Blog: ESA, AICC Aid PBFAA in Challenge of Telephone Deregulation (Sept. 11, 2012)

ESA is working closely with the Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC) to support the Pennsylvania Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA) in its challenge of potential deregulation of the state’s telephone industry.

Government Relations Blog: Pennsylvania Bill Poses Possible Threat to Security Industry (Aug. 12, 2010)

The Pennsylvania Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA) has asked ESA and other industry representatives for input on a controversial state bill that could have far-reaching implications for competition in the electronic security sector.

Press Release: ESA Responds to FCC's National Broadband Plan (March 25, 2010)

The Electronic Security Association (ESA), through its involvement with the Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC), will continue to work with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as it begins moving forward on its recently released National Broadband plan.