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Monopolization and competition in the telecommunications industry

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Monopolization and competition in the telecommunications industry

hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session ... June 10, 17, July 23, 24, and 29, 1981.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Telecommunication policy -- United States.,
    • Competition -- United States.,
    • Monopolies -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8 1981p
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 769 p. :
      Number of Pages769
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3141218M
      LC Control Number82601922

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With the removal of the EPA from the task of setting safe exposure limits for wireless radiofrequency radiation in and the passage of the expansive dystopian Telecommunications Act a year later there has been deregulation and monopolization of the Industry. Alemu R. () Liberalisation of the Telecommunications Sector: From Public Monopoly to Competitive Telecommunications Markets.

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