Reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, March 31, 1998, 4. sējums
USGPO Staff, United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Usgpo
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998 - 244 lappuses
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141. lappuse - For the purpose of regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States a rapid, efficient, Nation-wide, and world-wide wire and radio communication service with adequate facilities at reasonable charges...
136. lappuse - And to make all laws that shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.
179. lappuse - Form 471 application have secured access to all of the resources, including computers, training, software, maintenance, internal connections, and electrical connections, necessary to make effective use of the services purchased, as well as to pay the discounted charges for eligible services from funds to which access has been secured in the current funding year.
142. lappuse - Federal universal service support mechanisms shall consider the extent to which such telecommunications services (A) are essential to education, public health, or public safety; (B) have, through the operation of market choices by customers, been subscribed to by a substantial majority of residential customers; (C) are being deployed in public telecommunications networks by telecommunications carriers; and (D) are consistent with the public interest, convenience, and necessity.
140. lappuse - A Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Treasury, the Commission, and NECA, dated April 1997, provides the concepts and guidelines for reporting cash transactions and accrual-based balances of the Universal Service Fund to meet the fiscal needs of the US Treasury. The Congressional Budget Office and the Office of Management and Budget have interpreted the language of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to mean that payments into the Universal Service Fund should be counted as federal...
136. lappuse - ... (2) to stimulate new technology development, and promote employment and training; and (3) to support universal service and promote delivery of telecommunications services to underserved rural and urban areas. (b) ESTABLISHMENT OF FUND. There is hereby established a body corporate to be known as the Telecommunications Development Fund, which shall have succession until dissolved. The Fund shall maintain its principal office in the District of Columbia and shall be deemed, for purposes of venue...
143. lappuse - Report provides that For example, the Commission could determine that telecommunications and information services that constitute universal service for classrooms and libraries shall include dedicated data links and the ability to obtain access to educational materials, research information, statistics, information on Government services, reports developed by Federal, State, and local governments, and information services which can be carried over the Internee.* S.
14. lappuse - TAUZIN. The Chair thanks the gentleman. The Chair recognizes the gentleman from Texas, Mr.
142. lappuse - All telecommunications carriers serving a geographic area shall, upon a bona fide request for any of its services that are within the definition of universal service under subsection (c)(3), provide such services to elementary schools, secondary schools, and libraries for educational purposes at rates less than the amounts charged for similar services to other parties.