TITLE

House Proposes New Telecom Draft

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a draft bill designed to overhaul existing telecommunication law released by the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2005. Concern of Michael Willner, CEO of Insights Communications Co., on the draft bill; Benefits of the legislation to broadband video service providers; Dispute between senior Democrat and Republican members of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications regarding the bill.
ACCESSION #
18892584

 

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