TITLE

Western Seeks Funds To Serve Crow Tribe

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Caron
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Wireless Week;08/16/99, Vol. 5 Issue 33, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the request of Western Wireless Corp. from the United States Federal Communications Commission to have the right to provide local telephony in Crow Indian Reservation, Montana. Problem faced by wireless carriers with state regulators; Major exception to state authority in designating eligible universal service-carriers.
ACCESSION #
2219422

 

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