Under the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, if obstacles exist, portions of the system must continue to be leased to competitors at reasonable rates by the local telephone companies.
What does FTA stand for?
FTA stands for Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996
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Under the provisions of the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, BellSouth had to demonstrate to state and federal regulators that its local telephone market is open to competitors.
The four companies claimed the 1997 ordinance violated a number of state and federal laws, including the Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996.
COLUMBUS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent national study by the CompTel/ASCENT Alliance, 5,200 jobs have been created in Ohio thanks to the local phone competition that has stemmed from the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996.
agreed with the city of Bristol that the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 preempted a Virginia law forbidding municipalities from providing commercial telecommunication services.
The federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 shifts the burden of proof to the incumbent carrier.
The Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 mandates that wireless carriers provide wireless number portability to customers in the nation's 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas by November 24, 2003.
CHICAGO, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent national study shows that 6,928 jobs have been added in Illinois as a result of local phone competition stemming from the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996.