Open Internet Comments Timely Filed If Filed by July 18, 2014
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500
445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
Released: July 15, 2014
WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU WILL TREAT AS TIMELY FILED ANY COMMENTS
FILED IN RESPONSE TO THE OPEN INTERNET NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
AND THE FRAMEWORK FOR BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS SERVICE REFRESHING
THE RECORD PUBLIC NOTICE IF FILED BY JULY 18, 2014
GN Docket Nos. 10-127, 14-28
By this Public Notice, the Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) announces that
it will treat comments filed in response to the Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking and the Framework for Broadband Internet Access Service Refreshing the Record
Public Notice as timely if filed by midnight, July 18, 2014. On May 15, 2014, the Commission released
the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.1 The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking set dates for comments and
reply comments as July 15 and September 10, 2014, respectively.2 On May 30, 2014, the Commission
released a Public Notice seeking to refresh the record in the 2010 Framework for Broadband Internet
Access Service proceeding.3 The Public Notice also set dates for comments and reply comments as July
15 and September 10, 2014, respectively.4
Because of high volume with the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS),
some parties are experiencing difficulties accessing ECFS. We welcome the submission of comments via
OpenInternet@fcc.gov as an alternative to ECFS. The Commission will treat as timely filed any
comments that are filed via OpenInternet@fcc.gov or in ECFS by midnight Friday, July 18. Parties that
wish to file brief comments are encouraged to email their comments to OpenInternet@fcc.gov, and their
comments will be placed in the public record.
For further information, please contact Kristine Fargotstein of the Wireline Competition Bureau,
Competition Policy Division, at (202) 418-2774 or Kristine.Fargotstein@fcc.gov.
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1 Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet, GN Docket No. 14-28, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 29 FCC Rcd
5561 (2014) (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking).
3 Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks to Refresh the Record in the 2010 Proceeding on Title II and Other Potential
Legal Frameworks for Broadband Internet Access Service, GN Docket No. 10-127, Public Notice, DA 14-748 (rel.
May 30, 2014).
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