TITLE

Lawmakers urge passage of broadband act in 2000

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, Heather Forsgren
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;9/18/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the importance of passing the Broadband Internet Access Act in the United States. Approval chances of the legislation; Efforts to allow a temporary tax credit for companies deploying high-speed Internet access; Details of the two-tiered tax credit emphasized in the bill.
ACCESSION #
3637329

 

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