Telephony Launches Hit Local Snags

June 2002
Multichannel News;6/17/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p20
Reports the hindrance to the launching of local telephony in the U.S. Competitiveness of telecommunications; Acceptance of local government of cable telephony; Provision of the 1996 Telecommunication Act.


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