Telecommunications: Issues Related to Local Telephone Service

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on developments in the local telephone service market, focusing on the: (1) number of rural access lines that have been sold since the Telecommunications Act's passage by large incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC); (2) development of digital subscriber line (DSL) technology and the basis for variations in its rate of deployment; and (3) quality of local telephone service, as indicated by customer complaints and customer survey data reported to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the major ILECs."

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United States. General Accounting Office. August 31, 2000.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on developments in the local telephone service market, focusing on the: (1) number of rural access lines that have been sold since the Telecommunications Act's passage by large incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC); (2) development of digital subscriber line (DSL) technology and the basis for variations in its rate of deployment; and (3) quality of local telephone service, as indicated by customer complaints and customer survey data reported to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the major ILECs."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Telecommunications: Issues Related to Local Telephone Service, report, August 31, 2000; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc290935/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.