International Satellite Issues: The Roles of the Executive Branch and FCC : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, April 3, 1985
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - Artificial satellites in telecommunication - 246 pages
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Page 119 - [of] a commercial communications satellite system, as part of an Improved global communications network, which will be responsive to public needs and national objectives, which will serve the communications needs of the United States and other countries.
Page 53 - power to issue such certificate as applied for, to refuse to issue it, or to issue it ... for the partial exercise only of such right or privilege, and may attach to the issuance of the certificate such terms
Page 100 - called into question, had not the interested sophistry of merchants and manufacturers confounded the common sense of mankind. Their interest is, in this respect, directly opposite to that of the great body of the people.
Page 52 - authorizes the Commission to prescribe the nature of the service to be rendered by each class of licensed station and each station within
Page 53 - (I)t is clear that Congress meant to confer 'broad authority' on the Commission ... so as 'to maintain, through appropriate administrative control, a grip on the dynamic aspects of radio transmission.
Page 118 - 1) each system is to be restricted to providing services through the sale or long-term lease of transponders or space segment capacity for communications not interconnected with public-switched message networks (except for emergency restoration service); and 2) one or more foreign authorities are to authorize use of each system and enter into consultation procedures with the United States Party under Article
Page 73 - not interconnected with public-switched message networks (except for emergency restoration service); and, (2) one or more foreign authorities are to authorize use of each system and enter into consultation procedures with the United States Party under Article XIV(d) of the Intelsat Agreement to ensure technical compatibility and to avoid significant economic harm.
Page 62 - and foreign policy Interests. Prior to final authorization by the Commission of any systems, to assure that the United States meets its obligations as a Party to the Agreement Establishing the International Telecommunications satellite Organization (INTELsAT) (TIAS 7532): (1) each system is to be restricted to providing services through the sale or long-term lease of transponders or space segment capacity for
Page 123 - shall have the objective of covering the operating, maintenance and administrative costs of INTELSAT, the provision of such operating funds as the Board of Governors may determine to be necessary, the amortization of investment made by Signatories in INTELSAT and compensation for use of the capital of Signatories.