OTARD Rules

Your Right to Reliable Internet Access

At LV.Net, we understand the importance of staying connected in today's digital world. We also recognize that Homeowners Associations (HOAs) can sometimes create barriers to installing the necessary equipment for a high-quality internet connection. However, the new Over-the-Air Reception Devices (OTARD) rules bring a significant change to this dynamic.

What are the OTARD Rules?

The OTARD rules, enforced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), are regulations designed to protect your right to receive broadband, wireless data services and video programming. These rules prohibit restrictions that delay or prevent installation, maintenance, or use of antennas used to receive these services.

Key Points of the OTARD Rules for Homeowners:

  1. Installation Freedom: Homeowners have the right to install antennas on their property, including rooftops, balconies, or patios.
  2. HOA Limitations: HOAs cannot unreasonably delay or prevent installation, nor can they impose unreasonable limitations on the owner's ability to receive these services.
  3. Aesthetic Concerns: While HOAs can enforce some aesthetic requirements, they cannot impose restrictions purely based on how the equipment looks if it impedes signal reception.
  4. No Fines for Compliance: Homeowners complying with these rules cannot be fined or penalized by HOAs for installing necessary equipment.

How This Benefits You

As a potential LV.Net client, these rules mean you can confidently proceed with installing the necessary equipment to access our high-quality internet services, free from unwarranted HOA interference. Our team at LV.Net is committed to providing seamless installation and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations.

Need More Information?

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Or, if you further any questions or concerns regarding the OTARD rules and how they apply to your situation, feel free to reach out to our expert team. We are here to ensure you have the information and support you need for a hassle-free internet service installation.


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