Spectrum Needs Gain Attention On Capitol Hill
- Congressmen want set-tops for consumers. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;3/20/95, Vol. 125 Issue 12, p54
Reports on the legislation introduced in the US House allowing consumers to buy their own set-top boxes and other communications interface equipment. Features of the bill; Comment by US Representative Tom Bliley; Applications of the bill to future telecommunications devices.
- HOLD THE PHONES! A TELECOM BILL AFTER ALL. Kupfer, Andrew // Fortune;1/15/1996, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p14
Reports on the status of the telecommunications bill in the United States Congress in 1995-1996. How a revised version of the legislation affects cable television companies, long-distance companies, regional telephone companies (Baby Bells), broadcasters and regulators.
- Congress to tackle telcom differences. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;10/23/95, Vol. 125 Issue 43, p20
Reports on the efforts of the US House of Representatives and Senate to reconcile their versions of the telecommunications bill. Issues to be resolved; President Bill Clinton's threat to veto the bill; Lobbyists' comments.
- House passes telecom bills as Senate girds for showdown. Mason, Charles F. // Telephony;7/4/94, Vol. 227 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the US House of Representatives' passage of a telecommunications legislation. Provisions of the companion bills; Senate's actions on their version of the telecom bill; Senate bills supported by the Bell regional holding companies (RHC); Impact of the bills on the telecom industry.
- Senate to decide fate of E911, privacy bills. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;03/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p4
Focuses on the United States Senate's deliberation on the wireless E911, a bill that would make 911 the universal emergency telephone number and a privacy bill that will curb eavesdropping on mobile phones. Remarks from Sue Hoyt, chairwoman of the ComCare Alliance; House telecommunications...
- D.C. Briefs. // RCR Wireless News;10/9/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 41, p9
Reports on developments concerning the states of telecommunication legislation pending in the United States Congress as of October 9, 2000.
- House appoints conference committee. McCarthy, Shira // Telephony;10/16/95, Vol. 229 Issue 16, p1
Announces the members of both the Commerce Committee and the Judiciary Committee who were appointed by the United States House of Representatives as conferees for the telecommunications refrom bill. Includes Chairman Thomas Bliley of Virginia; John Dingell of Michigan; Edward Markey of...
- House opens the debate on telcom revamp. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter;8/3/95, Vol. 338 Issue 18, p1
Reports that the US House of Representatives has begun its debate over the reform of telecommunication laws. Opposition to the reform bill; Alterations in the bill proposed by the Democratic Party; House vote on two V-chip amendments; Dispute over the issue of ownership; President Bill...
- Big telcom vote scored as victory for industry. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter;8/7/95, Vol. 338 Issue 20, p1
Focuses on the US House of Representatives' approval of a bill that undoes a host of restrictions that telecommunications companies have operated under for years. Deregulation of the nation's broadcast, cable, telephone and long-distance industries; President Bill Clinton's threat of vetoing...
- League of Cities seeks infohighway input. K.M. // Broadcasting & Cable;3/20/95, Vol. 125 Issue 12, p51
Reports on activities by the National League of Cities to help the US Congress in its proposed telecommunications legislation. Position by the League; Features of the proposal by Senators of the Republican Party; Holding of a town meeting in Washington on telecommunications.