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  • Internet and Television Expo Day 1
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    Internet and Television Expo, Day 1

    Brian Roberts, Peter Chernin, Kara Swisher, and Michael Kassan were among the speakers at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s 2015 Internet and Television Expo. They…

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  • House Subcommittee Examines Communications Act
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    Communications Law Changes

    Four former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) testified on ways to improve the Communications Act, which was last updated in 1997. Much of the testimony focused on the impact of a…

    5,633 views
  • Universal Service Fund
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    Universal Service Fund

    Witnesses testified on the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to phase out the use of the Universal Service Fund for land line access for poor, rural, and minority communities in…

    170 views
  • Communicators with Michael Powell
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    Communicators with Michael Powell

    Michael Powell talked about telecommunications issues, including his transition from top regulator at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the head of the National Cable and…

    194 views
  • Globalization and the Human Condition
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    Globalization and the Human Condition

    Former President Carter talked about poverty around the world and its consequences for health and democracy. He also talked about the effects of the many small wars in various countries. He…

    105 views
  • America OnLine  Time Warner Merger
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    America OnLine - Time Warner Merger

    Commissioners heard testimony on the proposed merger between Time-Warner and America OnLine. U.S. broad-band service issues were discussed such as the effect of the merger on promises of…

    76 views
  • Year 2000 Telecommunications Issues
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    Year 2000 Telecommunications Issues

    Mr. Roth and Mr. Powell briefed reporters about Y2K preparations in the telecommunications industry. They answered questions from the media.

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  • Year 2000 Computers and the Financial Sector
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    Year 2000 Computers and the Financial Sector

    Chairman Greenspan talked about the readiness of financial markets for the year 2000 computer problem. He stated that although many financial institutions are well prepared for the problem, “we cannot…

    59 views
  • Federal Communications Commission Oversight
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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight

    Witnesses testified about the progress of the Federal Communications Commission. They focused on the implementation of the V-chip and the increased competition in the telecommunications…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem and Communications
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem and Communications

    Officials from the Federal Communications Commission released a report on the readiness of the communications industry to face potential problems when the date changes to January 1, 2000.…

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  • Telecommunications Mergers Telephone 2
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    Telecommunications Mergers: Telephone, 2

    The panelists discussed the positive and negative aspects of the Bell Atlantic merger with GTE. Panelists also debated about Bell Atlantic’s behavior in reference to meeting the public…

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  • Telecommunications Mergers Telephone 1
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    Telecommunications Mergers: Telephone, 1

    Panelists discussed the proposed merger between Ameritech and SBC Communications. While proponents of the merger argued that service and access to the internet would be made more readily…

    31 views
  • Telecommunications Mergers Public Interest
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    Telecommunications Mergers: Public Interest

    Consumer activists argued against a proposed merger between SBC Communications and Ameritech claiming that in other such mergers telephone service deteriorated.

    68 views
  • Telecommunications Mergers Internet Service
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    Telecommunications Mergers: Internet Service

    Panelists discussed the proposed merger between AT&T and TCI cable services. They focused on if the merger will benefit local customers with increased competition and lower rates. They also…

    47 views
  • Telecommunications Industry Consolidation
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    Telecommunications Industry Consolidation

    Commissioners addressed the issues of mergers proposed by various companies of the telecommunications industry. Executives discussed the benefits of consolidation for consumers. They talked…

    33 views
  • Year 2000 Computer Problem and Telecommunications
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem and Telecommunications

    The special committee members heard testimony from communication industry officials and executives in an effort to determine how the year 2000 computer problem may impact telecommunications…

    59 views
  • FCC Reauthorization
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    FCC Reauthorization

    Senators heard testimony on the funding of the Federal Communications Commission. Among the topics discussed were Internet access for public schools, and cable television.

    42 views
  • FCC Feature
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    FCC Feature

    Chairman Kennard and commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission appeared individually to talk about the role of the FCC and communication issues. Each responded to audience…

    21 views
  • Mandatory Free Air Time for Candidates
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    Mandatory Free Air Time for Candidates

    Mr. Powell talked about the issue of free and equal air time for candidates for public office. He also talked about other federal regulation of broadcast and radio communication. Mr. Powell…

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  • Cable Industry Competition
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    Cable Industry Competition

    The Federal Communications Commission held a hearing to discuss the status of competition in the cable industry and how much consumer choice exists in the marketplace. Officials from the…

    101 views
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