TITLE

FCC makes it easier for RBOCs to compete

AUTHOR(S)
Greene, Tim
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Network World;08/09/99, Vol. 16 Issue 32, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs on United States Federal Communications Commission rulings allowing regional Bell operating companies (RBOC) to compete with competitive local exchange carriers (CLEC) for local access lines. Order to let RBOC lower prices in areas where plenty of competition exists.
ACCESSION #
2709491

 

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