TITLE

Telecom Revamp May Cost Cities

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the implications of passage of telecommunications legislation for local governments in Washington. Significance of the legislation to Internet Protocol-based services; Provisions of the law; Refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to a local government appeal relating to cable-modem services.
ACCESSION #
15541152

 

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