Federal Communications Commission - June 12, 2008

 

The Commission heard from expert panelists regarding the use of early termination fees by communications service providers.

Statements & Presentations

FCC Commissioners:

  • Kevin J. Martin
    FCC Chairman
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Michael J. Copps
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Jonathan S. Adelstein
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Deborah Taylor Tate
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Robert M. McDowell
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

 

Testimony of Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN):

  • Amy Klobuchar
    U.S. Senator, Minnesota
    Statement

Panel Discussion 1 - Early Termination Fees: Consumer and Industry Practices and Perspectives:

  • Anne C. Boyle
    Chair, Nebraska Public Service Commission
    Statement

  • Daniel L. Brenner
    Senior Vice President, Law & Regulatory Policy
    National Cable & Telecommunications Association
    Statement

  • Thomas W. Hazlett
    Professor of Law & Economics
    George Mason University School of Law
    Statement

  • Larry S. Landis
    Commissioner, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
    Statement

  • John F. Murphy
    Senior Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer
    The DIRECTV Group
    Statement

  • Patrick Pearlman
    Deputy Consumer Advocate
    West Virginia Public Service Commission,
    appearing on behalf of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA)
    Statement

  • Harold Schroer
    Individual Consumer
    Statement

  • Lee L. Selwyn, Ph.D
    President and Founder
    Economics and Technology Inc.
    Statement

  • Thomas J. Tauke
    Executive Vice President – Public Affairs, Policy and Communications
    Verizon Communications
    Statement

  • Molly White
    Individual Consumer
    Statement

 

Panel Discussion 2 - Legal Implications:

  • Seamus C. Duffy
    Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
    Statement

  • Pamela Gilbert
    Partner, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP
    Washington, D.C. Counsel,
    Cellphone Early Termination Fee Cases pending in Superior Court in Alameda County, California
    Statement

  • Christopher Guttman-McCabe
    Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
    CTIA
    Statement

  • Chris Murray
    Senior Counsel
    Consumers Union
    Statement

  • Alan R. Plutzik
    Attorney, Bransom, Plutzik, Mahler & Birkhaeuser, LLP
    Counsel of Record for Wireless Consumers Alliance in FCC Docket Nos. 05-193 and 05-194
    Statement

  • Christopher J. Wright
    Partner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
    Statement

Related Documents

6/10/08
FCC Announces Witness List and Further Details of Public Hearing on Early Termination Fees.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/5/08
FCC to Hold Public Hearing and Open Commission Meeting Thursday, June 12, 2008.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

 

 

 

Updated: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015