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Crs report for congress the telecommunications act of 1996 (pl 104-104): a brief overview angele a gilroy specialist in telecommunications science, technology, and medicine division background the melding of telecommunications, video, and computers is having an impact on telecommunications. The telecommunications act of 1996 was the first significant overhaul of telecommunications law in more than sixty years, amending the communications act of 1934 the act, signed by president bill clinton, represented a major change in american telecommunication law, since it was the first time that the internet was included in broadcasting and. Communications act of 1934 1 established before the date of enactment of the telecommunications act of 1996 by a bell operating company such that no exchange area.
The telecommunications act of 1996 v overview telecommunications act conference report (feb 8, 1996). The telecommunications act of 1996 and its impact 1 introduction the telecommunications sector has witnessed dramatic reductions in costs in (i) transmission, using fiberoptic technology (ii) switching and information processing because of reductions of costs of integrated circuits and computers. Miller & starr real estate a overview of federal telecommunications act of 1996 b overview of cell phone tower regulation under the act.
Federal communications commission fcc 07-22 brokers and a summary of all consumer complaints received in the previous year telecommunications act of 1996. As a result of the telecommunications act of 1996 telecommunications act of 1996 – this page from the fcc offers a summary of the act and provides links to its. The communications decency act of 1996 the act was title v of the telecommunications act of 1996 center for democracy and technology overview of cda. Last february president clinton signed the telecommunications act of 1996, which was supposed to bring on an era of deregulation and vigorous competition in the telephone cable television and broadcasting industries.
3 summary of section 704 of the telecommunications act of 1996 the following is a summary of key provisions the text of section 704 is reproduced in its. Title v: obscenity and violence - subtitle a: obscene, harassing, and wrongful utilization of telecommunication facilities - communications decency act of 1996 - revises provisions of the communications act prohibiting obscene or harassing telephone calls and conversation to apply to obscene or harassing use of a telecommunications facility and communication. Communications policy and the public interest: the telecommunications act telecommunications act of 1996 inaugurated a overview of the act and the.
The hardcover of the communications policy and the public interest: the telecommunications act of 1996 by patricia a the shaping of the 1996 act 3 overview of. In february 1996, the president of the united states signed into law the telecommunications act of 1996 learn more about appendix c: a summary of the telecommunications act of 1996 on globalspec.
Here's everything you need to know about title ii at the core of this debate is title ii of the communications act of 1934. As the impact of the telecommunications act of 1996 has shown, democracy suffers when almost all media in the nation is owned by massive conglomerates. The telecommunications act of 1996, a comprehensive law overhauling regulation of the telecommunications industry, recognizes the importance of access to telecommunications for people with disabilities in the information age.Download