Law And Regulation Of Common Carriers In The Communications Industry: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Law And Regulation Of Common Carriers In The Communications Industry

1st Edition

By Daniel Brenner


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This casebook-plus-commentary offers a basic basic introduction to the regulation of the telephone and other common carriers, such as cable, broadcast and video distribution. The materials relating to telecommumications regulation are critically important to understanding the legal and policy landscape of telecommunications today, but this is the f

Table of Contents

Public Utility Theory -- Title II Regulation -- Federal/State Jurisdiction -- Statutory Requirements: "Just and Reasonable"; "Unreasonable Discrimination" -- Dominant/Nondominant Carriers; Forbearance -- Price Caps -- Divestiture of the Bell System -- Line of Business Restrictions -- The Local Exchange: Access and Competition -- Deregulated Markets: Equipment, Enhanced Services, Information and Video, Wireless -- International Telecommunications -- Privacy -- Convergence

About the Author

Daniel Brenner is vice president for law and regulatory policy at the National Cable Television Association, Washington, D.C. He has taught on the faculties of Stanford University and UCLA School of Law.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General