Skip Navigation

Federal Communications Commission

English Display Options

Commission Document

Two WCB Staff Webinar Presentations Regarding Connect America Phase II

Download Options

Released: September 17, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 13-1919

Released: September 17, 2013

WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU ANNOUNCES AVAILABLILTY OF STAFF

PRESENTATIONS REGARDING CONNECT AMERICA PHASE II

WC Docket No. 10-90

As a part of its open, transparent and deliberative process to implement Connect America Phase II
(Phase II),1 the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) presented two webinars about Phase II to state
public utility commissions on September 11 and 12, 2013. Today, the Bureau makes PDF copies of the
associated staff presentations available on the Commission's website. These presentations are available at
http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/price-cap-resources.
The first presentation, titled "Connect America Phase II: Update on Implementation," provides an
overview of Phase II and the Bureau's progress in implementing Phase II.
The second presentation, titled "Connect America Cost Model Overview," addresses the Connect
America Phase II cost model. The presentation provides an overview of the model, the resources
available to better understand the model, and information on how to access the model.
These staff presentations have also been submitted into the record in WC Docket 10-90.
For further information, please contact Heidi Lankau in the Wireline Competition Bureau at (202)
418-2876 or via e-mail at Heidi.Lankau@fcc.gov.


1 Connect America Phase II will provide ongoing support to areas served by price cap carriers, including areas
currently lacking broadband-capable infrastructure, using "a combination of a forward-looking broadband cost
model and competitive bidding." Connect America Fund et al., WC Docket 10-90 et al., Report and Order and
Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 26 FCC Rcd 17663, 17673-74, paras. 23-25 (2011), pets. for review
pending sub nom. In re: FCC 11-161
, No. 11-9900 (10th Cir. filed Dec. 8, 2011).

Note: We are currently transitioning our documents into web compatible formats for easier reading. We have done our best to supply this content to you in a presentable form, but there may be some formatting issues while we improve the technology. The original version of the document is available as a PDF, , or as plain text.

close
FCC

You are leaving the FCC website

You are about to leave the FCC website and visit a third-party, non-governmental website that the FCC does not maintain or control. The FCC does not endorse any product or service, and is not responsible for, nor can it guarantee the validity or timeliness of the content on the page you are about to visit. Additionally, the privacy policies of this third-party page may differ from those of the FCC.