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

Posted:  05/2000 Government Throttles Deceptive Long-Distance Advertising BY KIM SUNDERLAND To the delight of U.S. consumers, deceitful ads are on their way out if the federal government has anything to say about it.And if carriers continue to play this way, they eventually will pay.In new guidelines aimed at promoting truth-in-advertising (including dial-around “10-10” services), a […]

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

Posted:  05/2000 Bell Atlantic’s OSS Problems Spill Out of N.Y. BY KIM SUNDERLAND ell Atlantic Corp. (www.bell-atl.com) is scrambling to quash its OSS problems in New York before it moves on for similar OSS testing in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, sources say. In these other states, Bell Atlantic’s OSS testing has been suspended or […]

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. […]

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

Posted:  05/2000 Delivery Deadline Set for Telecom Relay Services The FCC (www.fcc.gov) amended its rules governing the delivery of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) to expand its availability to consumers who have hearing and speech impairments, as well as to improve its QoS. In its order, the commission seeks comment on how to improve TRS and […]

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

Posted:  05/2000 Congress, FCC Move to Opposite Corners on Reorganization BY KIM SUNDERLAND The debate on Capitol Hill over revamping the FCC (www.fcc.gov) has become relentless. No end is in sight as Congress heads into the waning months prior to the presidential elections.Deregulation of the telecommunications marketplace–a top priority and passion of several Republicans–can be […]

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

Posted:  05/2000 Access Charges Reform Plan Gets Makeover BY KIM SUNDERLAND U.S. consumers would see lower telephone bills and immediate cash savings under a revised access charges reform plan, according to the Coalition for Affordable Local and Long-Distance Service (CALLS), a group of six of the nation’s leading ILECs and IXCs.CALLS fervently modified and re-modified […]

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