TITLE

New D.C. Group Makes Waves

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Wireless Week;10/1/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the Federation for Economically Rational Utility Policy, an organization formed by several U.S. state utility commissioners headed by Susan Kennedy. Aim of the federation with regard to the regulation of telecommunications services; Criticism of other advocate groups on the organization; Views of Kennedy on a wireless consumer's bill of rights; Speakers for the summit sponsored by the federation in Washington, D.C.
ACCESSION #
14636574

 

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