A Proposal to Promote Local Competition: The LoopCo Plan
AbstractThe LoopCo Plan, which uses market mechanisms to promote competition, is the best approach to restructuring the telecommunications market, say its proponents, who object to the requirements and to-date implementation of the Telecommunications Act of l996. The local-loop's spin-off 's consumer and shareholder benefits are set forth, as well as its details, economics, benefits vs. alternatives, and the FCC's regulatory authority to carry it out.
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Date of creation: 15 Jul 1998
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telecommunications competition; regulation; LoopCo; Bell Operating Company; FCC; deregulation; market structure;
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