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What does CD stand for?

CD stands for Carterfone Decision

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The decision was anticipated by both the FCC's 1968 Carterfone decision, which eventually led to regulations requiring the Bell System to open its network to CPE manufactured by competitive providers, and the FCC's second Computer Inquiry decision, which required that large carriers that wished to offer enhanced services do so through a separate subsidiary while offering unaffiliated enhanced service providers nondiscriminatory access to their transmission facilities.
24) The decision was anticipated by both the FCC's 1968 Carterfone decision, which eventually led to regulations requiring the Bell System to open its network to CPE manufactured by competitive providers, (25) and the FCC's Computer Inquiries, which required that large carriers who wished to offer enhanced services do so through a separate subsidiary while offering unaffiliated enhanced service providers nondiscriminatory access to their transmission facilities.
This membership does not include voting privileges but as Ton Kopitowsky, CMA president at the time the vote was taken, commented, "Several years have elapsed since divestiture and even longer since the Carterfone decision.
Like the Carterfone Decision, this ruling put forth national policy in favor of new entry into the specialized communications field.
the Carterfone Decision (1968), the Specialized Common Carrier ruling (1970), and the "Open Skies" policy for domestic satellite carriers (1971).