Foreign carriers try to stop int'l rate reductions

Rohde, David
October 1997
Network World;10/13/97, Vol. 14 Issue 41, p33
Trade Publication
Reports that Pacific Rim-based carriers filed lawsuits against the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for ordering carriers to negotiate reductions in settlement rates with foreign carriers. Foreign carriers appealing the order; AT&T's support on FCC's move to bring the rates down more quickly.


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