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Regulatory News – National UNEs List Still Critical, TRA Says

Posted: 07/1999 National UNEs List Still Critical, TRA Says By Kim Sunderland A minimum list of unbundled network elements (UNEs) that incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) must offer to competitors should be maintained, according to the Telecommunications Resellers Association (TRA), Washington. In comments filed this week with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), TRA says that […]

Lands of Opportunity

Posted: 05/1999 Lands of Opportunity Complaining has graduated from hobby to profession in this country. Our medicine is the most advanced in the world. Yet, it is the most expensive. Our cinema is the most prolific. Yet, our thespians are grossly overpaid. Our TV programming is the most varied. Yet, there are too many channels […]

Technically Infeasible Argument Rears Ugly Head … Again

Posted: 09/1998 Technically Infeasible Argument Rears Ugly Head … Again By Russell Frisby Following divestiture in 1984, AT&T Corp. ardently opposed the implementation of equal access conversion, maintaining it was technically infeasible. Fortunately for consumers, the equal access process proceeded. As a result, 98.9 percent of the nation’s lines have been converted to equal access, […]

FTC Cracks Down as FCC, Industry Issue Anti-Cramming Code

Posted: 09/1998 FTC Cracks Down as FCC, Industry Issue Anti-Cramming Code By Khali Henderson In an effort to curb "cramming," the Federal Communi-cations Commission (FCC) together with local phone companies July 22 issued guidelines to prevent the practice, which involves the billing of charges for programs, products and services subscribers have not knowingly authorized. Release […]

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