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Don’t Apply 1968 Telecom Rule to Wireless, Says AT&T

Don’t Apply 1968 Telecom Rule to Wireless, Says AT&T

By Drew Clark

SAN JOSE, February 26, 2007 – AT&T Senior Vice President Jim Ciconni said Tuesday that the telecommunications world is fundamentally different from 1968, when the FCC required AT&T to allow competing telephones onto its network.

Speaking at the Technology Policy Summit here, Ciconni addressed the recent push for new wireless ’Net Neutrality rules. “Unlike 1968, we have a pretty vibrant market out there,” he said.

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URL: http://www.publicintegrity.org/telecom/telecomwatch.aspx?eid=2593