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  • Telecommunications Act
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    Telecommunications Act

    The Media and Democracy Coalition, representing 116 interest groups, held a news conference about the release of its “Bill of Media Rights.” The report criticized the 1996…

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  • Digital Television Transition
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    Digital Television Transition

    Witnesses testified regarding the transition to digital television. This hearing focused on the timetable for the transition and the Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau’s plan to…

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  • Web Site Safeguards
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    Web Site Safeguards

    The vice president, members of Congress, and computer industry officials briefed reporters on a new on-line resource to help parents safeguard children from adult material on the Internet. The program,…

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • FCC Open Meeting
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    FCC Open Meeting

    Commissioners discussed rules for several issues, including common carrier complaints, bidding for broadcast licenses and foreign participation in the U.S. telecommunications industry under…

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  • FCC Commissioners SwearingIn
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    FCC Commissioners Swearing-In

    Vice President Gore administered the oath of office to the newly confirmed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, William Kennard and one of the new commissioners, Gloria…

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  • FCC Commissioners Confirmation Hearing
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    FCC Commissioners Confirmation Hearing

    Committee members heard from the nominees for the commissioner positions for the FCC. A total of four new members are awaiting confirmation and it is the first time since the FCC’s…

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