Federal Telecommunications Law, Volume 93

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Little, Brown, 1992 - Law - 914 pages
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This definitive legal guide to the new world of telecommunications provides you with the thorough, authoritative analysis you need to understand & comply with the complex regulatory landscape in the industry. You'll find timely review of key legislation, FCC rules & regulations & orders, & court decisions with extensive citations & cross-references for such essential topics as the economics of interconnection & detailed discussions of pricing methodologies of offering services for resale; interconnection rules for wireline networks, including the specific rules imposed on incumbent LECs; antitrust litigation in the wake of the 1996 Act, with comprehensive analysis of the cases brought against incumbent local telephone companies; significant changes to universal services requirements; regulations & policies involving horizontal & vertical mergers & acquisitions; the FCC's rule-making & other powers; rights & duties arising from the laws of privacy, intellectual property & free speech; & much more. Federal Telecommunications Law, Second Edition provides all the laws, rules- including those for price regulation, common carriage, universal service, regulations & court decisions are analyzed in detail - to provide you with a thorough understanding of the environment you must work within. Trends in competition, industry structures & technology are explored - offering you a total picture of the telecommunications industry, in areas such as telecommunications equipment; long distance services; wireless services; the internet & data services; information services; video services; & more.

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John Thorne lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he publishes the bimonthly food newsletter Simple Cooking.

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