Frequently asked questions
Not usually. But you must register with the Secretary of State (or equivalent office) of that state to do business there. This is a routine filing and is generally not expensive.
The short answer is no. Although there are other requirements — such as business licenses and the like, the states do not regulate the provision of broadcast or wireless services. However, states to assess taxes on services, including in some states wireless prepaid services.
The fees charged by the various states can be all over the map. Some states charge no filing fee. While fees for other states (like Maryland) are extremely high.