Keep those rule makings from sneaking up on you

Buyer, Martha
July 1997
Network World;07/28/97, Vol. 14 Issue 30, p42
Trade Publication
Editorial. Comments on the US Federal Communications Commission's approval of the changes to the subscriber fee structure of companies for network access services. Effectivity of the changes; Estimated rate of fee increases; Role of the US Telecommunications Act of 1996 in the issue; Details of the changes involved.


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