TITLE

Telco story needs a rewrite

AUTHOR(S)
Vittore, Vince
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Telephony;1/23/2006, Vol. 247 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the issues related to the legislation and regulations imposed on the Web content provider using networks of telephone companies of the U.S. These companies have imposed premiums on the content providers for providing objectionable contents. These issues have tarnished the image of the telephone companies. Spending on advertising by telephone companies in the past decade could not improve the image. Telephone companies are right to ask for compensation for the bandwidth used by the Web content provider.
ACCESSION #
19725237

 

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