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Bill Would Give Wireless Subscribers More Rights

Freshman Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and veteran lawmaker Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., long an advocate for government oversight in telecom, have unveiled a bill to give cellular users access to more information about the services they buy. CTIA The Wireless Association immediately decried the proposal while a group that represents state utilities praised it. Klobuchar and […]

Sources: McDowell Nomination Stalled

Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reported today that Sen. John Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has placed a hold on Robert M. McDowells nomination as the FCCs fifth commissioner. Stuart Chapman, a spokesman for Rockefeller, would neither confirm nor deny those reports. He did say, however, that Rockefeller who worked on parts of the 1996 Telecom Act and who […]

Regulatory News – Bell Atlantic’s OSS Problems Spill Out of N.Y.

Posted:  05/2000 It’s a Broadband Bonanza By Kim Sunderland In the telecommunications world, maybe Capitol Hill should be referred to as Broadband Hill.With five pending pro-Bell broadband bills seeking resolution, the issue continues to simmer as the ILECs hold fast to their promise to push hard this year for legislative relief in offering advanced services. […]

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