November 18, 2020
Partner John Heitmann was quoted in the Communications Daily article, "NaLA to Take FCC to Court Over Lifeline MSS Order." The article discusses the plans for the National Lifeline Association to take the FCC to court over the November 16 Lifeline minimum service standard order from the Wireline Bureau.
“That T-Mobile evidently was persuaded by the Chairman’s office to commit to providing 4.5 GB for free to its Assurance-branded retail Lifeline customers” is “inadequate” justification for an MSS requirement “that will leave wireless resellers and their customers in a position where co-pays will be im-posed on consumers who cannot afford them,” Heitmann said. “NaLA intends to seek relief soon from the D.C. Circuit.”
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