Telecommunications Act of 1996: The Challenge of Competition, The
Bruning, Deonne L.
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|The most significant overhaul of our nation's telecommunications laws since 1934 was signed into law by President Bill Clinton on February 8, 1996. Passed by a bipartisan Congress, the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (hereinafter the "Act") opened virtually every sector of the telecommunications industry, including local and long distance telephone services, cable television, and equipment manufacturing to competition. The Act also made changes affecting the regulation of both radio and television, modified spectrum allocation, and created the Communications Decency Act...
30 Creighton L. Rev. 1255 (1996-1997)
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