Scheme Nickname: 
Pole attachment complaints

The scheme covers pole attachment complaints filed under the Communications Act. Section 224 of the Communications Act authorizes the Commission to regulate attachments by cable television systems or providers of telecommunications service to utility poles, ducts, conduits and rights-of-way. Under Section 224, the Commission has a duty to ensure that the rates, terms, and conditions for attachments are just and reasonable, and that cable television systems and telecommunications carriers have non-discriminatory access to utility poles, ducts, conduits and rights-of-way.

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
Market Disputes Resolution Division
Yes (All Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: