Sharon Gillett, chief of the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau, says the change has its roots in a telecommunications reform law from the mid 1990s, specifically, the Universal Service Fund. She talks to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris about how the changes to the Universal Service Fund will take several years to fully take effect.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.