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The Need for speed : a new framework for telecommunications policy for the 21st century

Author: Robert E Litan; Hal J Singer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The twenty-first-century telecommunications landscape is radically different from the one that prevailed as recently as the last decade of the twentieth century. Robert Litan and Hal Singer argue that given the speed of innovation in this sector, the Federal Communications Commission's outdated policies and rules are inhibiting investment in the telecom industry, specifically in fast broadband networks. The Need for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Litan, Robert E., 1950-
Need for speed.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013000660
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Litan; Hal J Singer
ISBN: 9780815725060 081572506X 9780815701446 0815701446
OCLC Number: 823742305
Description: v, 90 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Twentieth-century telecommunications policy --
Toward a twenty-first century policy framework for telecommunications --
Specific policy reforms --
The enormous benefits of a broadband world.
Responsibility: Robert E. Litan and Hal J. Singer.

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Given the speed of innovation in the telecom sector, this book argues that Federal Communications Commission's outdated policies and rules are inhibiting investment in the telecom industry,  Read more...

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