TITLE

AT&T Seeks Freedom at FCC

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/23/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the request of AT&T Inc. to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to eliminate regulations applicable to cable companies. The primary concern for the firm is the elimination of the franchise requirement and rules regarding Internet Protocol video services. AT&T allocated $4 billion to deliver the video service Project Lightspeed. According to the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, the firm has failed to demonstrate the difference of the service from cable companies.
ACCESSION #
19486736

 

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