FCC To Drill Deeper Into Rural Data

Maffei, Glenn
December 2004
Multichannel News;12/6/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 49, p18
Reports on the plan approved by federal regulators on collecting more information from facilities-based carriers requiring detailed accounts of their service. Exemption of some carriers from filing with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Effort of the FCC to move toward compliance with the competitive and deregulatory provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996; Remarks from FCC chairman Michael Powell.


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