January 2008
Multichannel News;1/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p23
Question & Answer
The article presents questions and answers related to telecommunications in the U.S. including franchise-reform bill by the Democratic Congress, retransmission consent by the Congress, and Virtual World company to be the next Internet startup to sell for $1 billion.


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