CPT's Page on Telecommunications Policy
CPT Pages on Specific Telecom Issues
General CPT Telecommunications documents
June 29, 1998 letter from Ralph Nader and James Love to FCC
Chair William E. Kennard regarding
- February 22, 1997, James Love, "A Consumer Perspective
on Bandwidth, Network Congestion, Network Architecture and Regulatory
Reform," Presentation to NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGULATORY UTILITY
CPT's February 14, 1997 reply comments in
FCC proceeding on Access Charge Reform. For lots more on this issue,
CPT page on Access Charge Reform.
- CPT's January 23, 1997 prepared statement at the FCC Forum on
Available Bandwidth, plus James Love's
notes on the forum, and the FCC's Transcripts from the
- CPT's May 30, 1996 reply comments in the FCC "Local
Competitiion" proceeding. Includes discussion of need to give new
entrants for local telephone service access to copper wire local loop for
use in ISDN, ADSL, HDSL and other new digital technologies.
- CPT's May 8, 1996 comments on CPT's May 8, 1996 FCC
proceeding on Internet Phone. Includes discussion of need to
eliminate per-minute charges for network access. Additional information
about this issue is found on the "Voice on the Net," or VON Coalition Web site, including copies
of some of the pleadings in the FCC proceeding.
- CPT's April 12, 1996 comments onn FCC proceeding on
Universial Service. Includes discussion of need to eliminate
per-minute charges for network access.
- CPT's March 18, 1996 comments on
"Inside Wiring" in cable systems.
- CPT's March 15, 1996, Opposition to EchoStar
acquisition of additional DBS spectrum, and request for FCC rules to
limit DBS concentration of ownership and to limit cross-ownership between
cable and DBS.
Pre 1996 Telecommunications Act Analysis
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