Price Cap or Rate of Return? Choose Wisely.
A-CAM and Alaska Plan carriers, you will have the opportunity in 2019 and 2020 to move to a price-cap incentive regulatory regime for your business data services (BDS), or what you’ve until recently called special access. As well, if the FCC makes a second A-CAM offer, those legacy companies electing A-CAM will have this opportunity too at some future date. You’ll need to weigh all of the advantages and disadvantages of electing this new incentive regulation. And if you do choose the path towards price-cap regulation, you’ll need the best roadmap for implementing your election.
Read our Oct. 26 e-Lert about the FCC Order
JSI recently held a free webinar to help companies sort out the recent FCC Order so that they can make an informed decision. Our experts covered:
- Services covered in the BDS Order
- Advantages and risks of making the jump
- Timeline for election
- Implementation steps
- Effect on your current BDS rates
- Effect on NECA pooling
- Other factors to consider
This webinar is free for all telecom companies. If you would like a copy of the recording, please contact Brenda Cordwell in JSI’s Maryland office at 301-459-7590.