Tony Lee

Tony Lee Tony Lee focuses his practice on representing wireline and wireless telecommunications carriers, cable TV, and Internet companies in regulatory issues and proceedings before the FCC and state utility commissions. Mr. Lee advises local exchange and long distance carriers regarding state and federal regulatory issues, including intercarrier compensation, universal service and compliance matters. He is engaged in substantive and complex litigation in federal court, and before the Federal Communications Commission and state commissions.

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FCC Adopts Uniform Formal Complaint Procedural Rules

After decades of handling formal complaints using no less than three different sets of rules, the FCC has finally adopted uniform procedures that generally apply to all formal complaints filed with the Commission. Alongside Chairman Ajit Pai, Commissioners Michael O’Rielly and Brendan Carr praised the measure to get formal complaints all under one roof. However, … Continue Reading

Major Changes in the Works on the Business Data Services (a/k/a Special Access Services) Front

Investigation of BDS tariff provisions, further data analysis lead to new standards and a proposed new regulatory regime The market for special access service – also known by some (including the FCC) as “business data services” or “BDS” – is under the Commission’s regulatory microscope. In a sprawling, two-pronged decision, the FCC has (a) ordered … Continue Reading
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