Universal Telecommunications Service

A hearing was held to examine the universal service programs designed to provide a baseline level of affordable voice telecommunications… read more

A hearing was held to examine the universal service programs designed to provide a baseline level of affordable voice telecommunications service to everyone in the United States in light of the rise of Internet-based broadband communications technologies and the changing marketplace. Under the 1996 Telecommunications Act the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) administers four federal universal service programs: High Cost, Low Income, Schools and Libraries, and Rural Health Care. Topics included criteria for recipients of support, amount of support, types of support, providers of supported services, and its administration. close

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  • Lucas, George Founder and Chair Lucas (George) Educational Foundation->Board of Directors
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Universal Telecommunications Service

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Program ID:
206153-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 3, 2008

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  • Jun 24, 2008 | 2:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2008 | 10:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2008 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2008 | 2:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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