FCC Seeks to Refresh the Record on Broadband Access in Multiple Tenant Environments
The Wireline Competition Bureau issued a Public Notice to update the record on issues raised in the 2019 Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The Notice seeks comment on, among other things, (1) revenue sharing agreements; (2) exclusive wiring arrangements, including sale-and-leaseback arrangements; and (3) exclusive marketing arrangements between broadband providers and building owners. The Notice also seeks to refresh the record on the effects of state and local mandatory access laws on competition, choice, and price in multiple tenant environments. Comments are due 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, with reply comments due 45 days after publication.