Antitrust Law

Asbestos Law

Civil Rights Law

Communications Law

Contract Law

Dispute Resolution

Divorce Law

Education Law

Family Law

Health Law

Immigration Law

Incorporation

Internet Law

Intellectual Property

Landlord Tenant Law

Law Schools

Lawsuit Funding

Lemon Law

Medical Malpractice

Other Law Fields

Personal Injury

Prepaid Legal Services

Structured Settlement

Tax Law

Workers Comp

 

Free Legal Advice

Online Legal Forms

Legal Answers

Legal Definitions

Advertise on LDB


 

 

Telecommunications Act of 1996

Navigation:  Home > Communications Law > Telecommunications Act of 1996

 

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was passed  to create a competitive, deregulated environment for all forms of telecommunications, including local and long distance phone service, cable television, broadcasting, and Internet services. The Telecommunications Act was designed to open up the local markets to competition and to create incentives for the investment in and deployment of advanced telecommunications services.  The Telecommunications Act provides for these goals by removing barriers to entry and requiring local exchange carriers to provide access and interconnection to all competing carriers. 

Sponsored Ads

Find a Lawyer

Sponsored Links

Your Ad Here