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No Surprises in McDowell FCC Confirmation Hearing

Robert M. McDowell looks to be a shoo-in for fifth commissioners seat at the FCC. The Senate Commerce Committee today held a brief hearing on McDowells nomination and Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said he plans to take McDowells name to the full Senate on March 16 for full confirmation. One of the committees biggest concerns […]

Bush Nominates McDowell FCC Commissioner

President Bush has nominated Republican attorney Robert McDowell, COMPTEL’s senior vice president and assistant general counsel, to be a commissioner on the FCC. Aside from representing COMPTEL members before Congress, the FCC and the appellate courts, McDowell is a veteran of several Republican presidential campaigns most recently as a member of the Bush-Cheney Florida Recount […]

Battle Looming to Reform the Law

AT&T Corp., Microsoft Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. are among the giants gearing up for a battle on Capitol Hill over reform of telecommunications laws. Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are expected to study such issues as Internet phone service, taxes and universal service subsidies as part of a sweeping examination […]

Competitors Hang Tough in 1999’s RegulatoryFight Club

Posted: 12/1999 Competitors Hang Tough in 1999’s Regulatory Fight Club By Kim Sunderland A new millennium stretches out before the telecommunications industry, beckoning like a bright light on a stormy night, drawing the long distance wholesale competitors and resellers forward into another regulatory age. Looking back over their shoulders as they switch off the light […]

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