TITLE

The FCC And Tribal Lands: Politics And The Bully Pulpit

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Caron; Vaughan, Allyson
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Wireless Week;04/24/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the political controversy surrounding the United States Federal Communications Commission's initiative to increase telephone services on tribal lands in the United States. Cause of conflict among the commissioners; How wireless carriers view the commission's perceived tryst with politics; Criticisms to the commission.
ACCESSION #
3054655

 

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