Introduction Opening telecom markets : the 1996 Telecommunications Act The first eight years under the new law Local competition under the 1996 act Effect of the 1996 act on incumbent local companies The death of distance and of the long-distance carriers The rapid growth of wireless telecommunications The broadband revolution Telecom reform in other countries A look back and a look forward Appendix. estimates of Bell Company cumulative capital expenditures across states, 1996?-2003.
"Examines how the 1996 Telecommunications Act and its antecedents have affected the major telecommunications providers and analyzes the act's effect on economic welfare in the United States"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.