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The Telecom Act of 1996 Sowed the Seeds of a Telecom Oligopoly ·

How precisely did America get caught with a broadband monopoly in lots of areas, a duopoly in most others? It didn’t occur accidentally. On this...

acquisition acquisition deals antitrust law antitrust laws antitrust lawsuit AT&T baby bell baby bells Bill Clinton cable act cable bills cable industry cable operators cable television Cable TV campaign contributions Charter charter communications clear channel Clinton Administration communications act communications act of 1934 Competition competitive market competitive markets consolidation Consumer News consumer protections Deregulation deregulation bill duopoly Editorial & Site News FCC federal communications commission Free market Freedom Foundation Gingrich Revolution History House Speaker Newt Gingrich industry consolidation industry lobbyist industry lobbyists internet service provider Justice Department lawmakers lobbying local phone company Merger Michael Powell monopoly monopoly control News oligopoly open marketplace politics Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress and Freedom Foundation Public Policy & Gov't rate hikes regulatory policy Rural Broadband subsidies telco tv telecom act Telecommunications Act of 1996 telecommunications policy telephone service universal service universal service obligations Verizon Washington Center for Equitable Growth

The Telecom Act of 1996 Sowed the Seeds of a Telecom Oligopoly ·

How precisely did America get caught with a broadband monopoly in lots of areas, a duopoly in most others? It didn’t occur accidentally. On this...