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1996 law didn't drive price down

...reported Wednesday. Widespread competition the telecommunications law was supposed to have unleashed hasn't happened...one of the unintended consequences of the 1996 telecommunications law is the growth of "a costly division" between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/07/bus_252599.shtml
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Many aren't getting lower rates for cable, phones

...reported Wednesday. Widespread competition the telecommunications law was supposed to have unleashed hasn't happened...one of the unintended consequences of the 1996 telecommunications law is the growth of "a costly division" between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/bus_252288.shtml
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Judge: Baby Bells can't jump into long-distance yet

...decision overturning a key provision of a 1996 telecommunications law also may spur a flurry of copycat lawsuits as...Wednesday ruled that a portion of the 1996 telecommunications law discriminates against the Bells because it does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/03/bus_220020.shtml
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Federal official calls for stepping up local phone competition

...FCC judgments in disputes over the telecommunications law. Consolidating appeals over the telecommunications law and FCC rules before a single unspecified...a national policy to enforce the telecommunications law, giving the FCC power to compensate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/15/biz_212971.shtml
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FCC restricting use of phone customer records

...information including who, when and how long they called and how much they spend each month for service. A 1996 telecommunications law says companies have to secure permission to use personal information about customers before pitching them new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/20/tec_222861.shtml
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Amid competition, cable TV remains dominant

...by consumer groups to delay the March 31, 1999, deregulation of cable TV rates. Congress decided in a 1996 telecommunications law to lift cable-rate regulations on that date, believing that widespread competition to cable would have materialized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/18/tec_247809.shtml
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Gore demonstrates v-chip at White House

...the Clinton administration, has begun setting technical standards for equipping sets with v-chips. A 1996 telecommunications law requires that TV sets sold in the United States with screens 13 inches and larger must eventually have the technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/01/tec_215393.shtml
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New rules to help bring telecommunications to disabled

...with volume controls or lower placement for people in wheelchairs. The rules stem from a provision of a 1996 telecommunications law that instructed the FCC to take steps to give disabled people better access to telecommunications services and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/15/tec_265690.shtml
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Bill seeks more accountability from Internet hookup program

...Care Corp. Congress has no direct oversight over these corporations, even though it was Congress in a 1996 telecommunications law that directed the FCC to make the Internet discounts available in the first place. The provision doesn't specify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/18/tec_224384.shtml
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FCC: Congress should lift restrictions on low-power FM stations

...can go up to 100,000 watts and be heard more than 50 miles away. An official of the Media Access Project, a telecommunications law firm supportive of low-power radio, hailed the FCC study. "After significant expense by the taxpayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/24/mus_405670.shtml
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