The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was the first major overhaul of communications policy in the United States in more than sixty years. Considerable disagreement exists over whether the new legislation is accomplishing its purposes. This volume presents the diverse views of telecommunications executives, public policy scholars, legislators, and state and federal regulators. These influential industry and government leaders address various recent business transaction in the telecommunications industry and key court decisions interpreting the Telecommunications Act of 1996. What emerges is a valuable inside look at the interplay of government and industry -- in particular, a rapid growth industry.
Series: AEI Studies in Telecommunications Deregulation
Number Of Pages: 125
Published: January 1999
Publisher: AEI Press
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 14.2 x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.23