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FCC seeks input on standardized set of national security questions

FCC seeks input on standardized set of national security questions

The FCC is seeking comments on a set of questions for applications that will get foreign-ownership reviews by Team Telecom. Details on the “standardized national security and law enforcement questions,” the public notice, instructions, contacts, and more are inside.

Compliance Reminder: New Team Telecom rules effective Dec. 28

Compliance Reminder: New Team Telecom rules effective Dec. 28

As we covered back in October, the FCC has adopted a new Team Telecom review process that should improve the transparency and timeliness of foreign ownership reviews. The new review process becomes effective this week. Details, downloads, fact sheets and contacts are inside.

FCC approves iHeartMedia request to take more foreign investment

FCC approves iHeartMedia request to take more foreign investment

A decision to allow iHeartMedia to take on additional foreign investors shows that Team Telecom is welcoming foreign participation in the nation’s communications system. Caroline Brown of Crowell & Moring says companies with similar pending transactions might want to review the LOA. Download the decision inside.