Powell's Broadband World Is Taking Shape

Hearn, Ted
February 2002
Multichannel News;2/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p30
Reports the plans of chairman Michael Powell of Federal Communications Commission to reform the broadband policies through deregulation in the United States. Elimination of phone company access requirements for broadband digital subscriber; Cause for the reduction of need for access rules; Importance of competition in the provision of broadband capabilities.


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