APPA won't seek high court ruling
- Saving tax-exempt status is high on muni utility association's busy agenda. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;06/16/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30415, p4
Reports that the American Public Power Association has adopted a series of legislative and regulatory priorities. Tax-exempt status of municipal utilities' bonds; Cities' rights to provide telecommunication services; Blocking of mergers between large investor-owned utilities.
- Lift The Cap, Already. Alleven, Monica // Wireless Week;10/29/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 44, p4
Focuses on the controversies about a proposal to eliminate the spectrum limit on telecommunications companies in the U.S. Opposition of companies to the proposal; Significance of frequency limits to the telecommunication industry; Response of companies to the proposal.
- Billion dollar gift horse? McClelland, Stephen // Telecommunications - International Edition;Feb98, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p10
Opinion. Comments on the International Settlement Policy of the United States obliging for a settlement upon termination of overseas traffic. Effect of asymmetric traffic flows to net transfers of money; Promotion of network development; Market distortion due to subsidies.
- Roadblocks on the info highway. Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/16/94, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p18
Discusses the establishment of an Information Highway Advisory Council by Industry Minister John Manley that will develop Canada's strategies for using the information superhighway (infoban). Manley wants to ensure that Canadian cultural products and services have a prominent place. Private...
- Washington Watch. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/10/93, Vol. 123 Issue 19, p37
Reports on President Bill Clinton administration's policy and actions towards telecommunications. Upgrade of public telecommunications infrastructure; Support for the 1992 Cable Act; TV Marti; Former Federal Communications Commission officials in court; United States Telephone Association's...
- Cable-telephone competition? // Brookings Review;Fall92, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p55
Discusses the widening gulf between Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the direction of US telecommunications. Opposition to the FCC's video dial-tone ruling; The FCC's decision to give choice spectrum to new personal communications services; The FCC's actions toward...
- China protects its turf in the telephone business. Tefft, Sheila // Christian Science Monitor;6/28/95, Vol. 87 Issue 149, p8
Analyses the telecommunication policy in China. Warning given to the 12 international companies by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication; Explanations by the telecommunication officials for banning foreigners to sell phone services; Joint ventures with foreign companies.
- FCC proposes eliminating tariff filing. Pappalardo, Denise // Telephony;3/25/96, Vol. 230 Issue 13, p1
Reports that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted a proposal which will allow non-dominant carriers to file tariffs and put geographic rate averaging in place. Advantages of these proposals; Use of the forbearance authority by the FCC; Comments from Regina Keeney, chief of the...
- Briefly. // Telephony;09/01/97, Vol. 233 Issue 9, p43
Reports on regulatory developments in the telecommunications industry in the United States for the period ending September 1, 1997. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) exemptions to its rules that eliminated tariff filing requirements for interstate long-distance services carried by...