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Communications Politics 102

Posted: 11/2000 Communications Politics 102 By Ernie Kelly Tis the season for political contemplation. With that in mind I thought I might try a little tutelage called Communications Politics 102. For this purpose I will don my old "flea-bitten-inside-the-beltway" jacket and get down and dirty with the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the […]

Regulatory News – Congress Continues FCC Squeeze

Posted:  09/2000 Congress Continues FCC Squeeze By Kim Sunderland Some members of Congress have continued their assault on the FCC (www.fcc.gov) in their attempt to curb the commission’s powers by cutting its budget and imposing time limits on its deliberation of telecom industry mergers.This summer, the U.S. House of Representatives (www.house.gov) passed a spending bill […]

Business News – AT&T, MediaOne Complete Merger

Posted: 08/2000 AT&T, MediaOne Complete Merger AT&T Corp. (www.att.com) and MediaOne Group (www.mediaone.com) have completed their merger, valued at approximately $44 billion based on AT&T’s closing stock price of $33.50 on June 14.With the addition of MediaOne’s 5 million cable subscribers, AT&T becomes the country’s largest cable operator, with about 16 million customers on the […]

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