Telecommunications Act of 1996 Impact

Mr. Allen discussed the impact of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 one year after it became law. He stressed that although not much… read more

Mr. Allen discussed the impact of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 one year after it became law. He stressed that although not much competition has yet arrived in local telephone markets, the act will be successful if the FCC can implement rules which promote competition. He also criticized local telephone monopolies which he argued are attempting to deny competition which will benefit consumers. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Telecommunications Act of 1996 Impact

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Program ID:
78601-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 04, 1997 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 1997 | 2:14am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 04, 1997 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 04, 1997 | 5:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 04, 1997 | 9:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 1997 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 1997 | 2:14am EST | C-SPAN 1
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