May 2012
Rural Telecom;May/Jun2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p34
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the shift in federal universal Service and intercarrier compensation policy implemented by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in November 2011, on the rural telecommunications industry, as well as the emerging issues involved. The author considers the transformation order as a policy assault on rural America as it is reverses the perceived value of rural communications, with policies based on rural areas with largest number of consumers.


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