Policymakers should ensure consumers have access to reliable, safe, and high-quality utility and telecommunications services.
Policymakers should prohibit unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices.
Policymakers should ensure network reliability and resiliency for utility and telecommunications services.
All consumers should be able to subscribe to stand-alone basic telephone service with affordable rates and consumer protections. Providers sh
Where policymakers relax or remove laws and regulations, they should ensure true and effective competition to the fullest extent possible, including:
Policymakers and regulators should ensure that wireless carriers make wireless E911 technology available as soon as possible in areas where it does not yet exist.
Policymakers should not allow or approve advanced or upfront payment for major capital construction projects, including nuclear and coal plants.
Regulators should assign system costs appropriately to customer classes. This should be consistent with universal service and affordability goals.