BSL Analysis of FCC’s Third Report & Order (WC 17-84, WT 17-79): Pole Attachments and Wireless Siting, One-Touch Make-Ready, Etc
Analysis of the FCC’s Third Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling in WC Docket No. 17-84, WT Docket No. 17-79 (released August 3, 2018).
In the Third R&O the Commission significantly revised its rules and regulations governing the pole attachment “make-ready” process, including the establishment of a one-touch make-ready (OTMR) process. The Commission also clarified requirements related to overlashing and indicated that it would preempt express and de facto state and local moratoria on the acceptance, processing, or approval of applications or permits for telecommunications services or facilities.