TITLE

Will election decide broadband?

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Caron
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
eWeek;10/11/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that with few direct comments on it or telecommunications policy from U.S. President George Bush or presidential candidate Senator John Kerry, Washington pundits are digging deep into party ideologies to gauge the upcoming Presidential election's potential effect on technology industries. According to the forecasters, four more years of the Bush administration would mean a continued deregulatory agenda, relying heavily on market forces to transform the once-monopolized telecommunications sector into a competitive industry. By contrast, a Kerry administration would likely press for regulation where it sees the market failing to promote competition or the public interest. Several key members of Congress have promised to take a new look at the Telecommunications Act of 1996 next year to account for rapidly emerging technologies, and broadband will be at the center of the agenda. The Bush administration has indicated that high-speed Internet service should not be subject to federal regulation, ensuring universal service or traditional telecom taxes. A Kerry administration would probably offer government incentives to promote affordable broadband service throughout the country, said Blair Levin, managing director and telecom analyst for Legg Mason Inc.
ACCESSION #
14703628

 

Related Articles

  • Presidential Policies and the Law. Reske, Henry J. // ABA Journal;Nov92, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p66 

    Discusses the different positions on the law of U.S. President George Bush and Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton in the 1992 presidential election year. Inclusion of the expectation that a Clinton presidency will bring more women and minorities on the bench; Clinton's promise to appoint judges who...

  • BUSH, KERRY CAMPS EXHIBIT SIMILAR TELECOM PLATFORMS. Jackson, Donny // Telephony;7/12/2004, Vol. 245 Issue 14, p14 

    Reports on the telecommunication platforms of U.S. presidential candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry. Aim of the candidates to make the country first in broadband adoption; Increase in government-funded communication research; Promotion of rural broadband with tax incentives by Kerry.

  • Industry set to dump Bush for Clinton: Poll. Ward, Adrienne // Advertising Age;10/19/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 43, p3 

    Reports that the marketing community has done a turnaround and is now backing Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton for president. Industry isn't necessarily happy about it; Details of the exclusive `Advertising Age' survey; Comparison to an 'Advertising Age' poll taken in June; Differences; Random...

  • Why Gays Should Vote for Bush. Bauman, Robert E. // Advocate;11/8/88, Issue 511, p33 

    Discusses reasons gays should vote for George Bush as president of the United States. Sympathy of Bush to gay concerns; Endorsement of the President's AIDS commission's recommendations that call for the passage of laws to protect AIDS victims from discrimination; Personal character of Bush.

  • Election 2004 Is Over, Now What? Joiner, Lottie L. // Crisis (15591573);Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p5 

    Focuses on the results of the November 2, 2004 presidential election in the U.S. Percentage of African Americans who supported presidential candidate John Kerry; African American political candidates who won in the election; Issues that need to be discussed following the election according to...

  • PUBLIC NUISANCES. Tyrrell Jr., R. Emmett // American Spectator;Dec2004/Jan2005, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p82 

    Presents an article about the criticisms of liberals on the re-election of U.S. President George W. Bush in 2004. Advantages of Bush over Senator John Kerry; Arguments against the resistance of Kerry to the war with Iraq; Comments on the reaction of Democrats to the results of the national...

  • THE CHALLENGER.  // Black Enterprise;Nov2004, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p101 

    Profiles U.S. Presidential candidate John F. Kerry. Military background; Political experience; Position of Kerry on several economic issues.

  • Fighting 'For a Point Or Two'. Simendinger, Alexis; Cannon, Carl M. // National Journal;9/4/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 36, p1 

    Focuses on the efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush to persuade voters to re-elect him as president. Goal of the president and his campaign team; Remarks from Bush on the plan of presidential candidate John Kerry for the country; Information on Bush's policy proposals.

  • JERRY DUMPS GEORGE. Gladwell, Malcolm // New Republic;11/24/86, Vol. 195 Issue 21, p15 

    Reports that evangelical leader, Jerry Falwell is backing out of his endorsement of George Bush's presidential bid in the U.S. Developments made by the Liberty Federation, founded by Falwell with the express purpose of broadening his organization's political involvement; Details of the relations...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics