. . . And Communications for All

. . . And Communications for All

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In . . . And Communications for All, 16 leading communications policy scholars present a comprehensive telecommunications policy agenda for the new federal administration. This agenda emphasizes the potential of information technologies to improve democratic discourse, social responsibility, and the quality of life along with the means by which it can be made available to all Americans. Schejter has assembled an analysis of the reasons for the failure of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and offers an international benchmark for the future of telecommunications. Addressing a range of topics, including network neutrality, rural connectivity, media ownership, minority ownership, spectrum policy, universal broadband policy, and media for children, it articulates a comprehensive vision for the United States as a twenty-first-century information society that is both internally inclusive and globally competitive.Analog to Digital ATaamp;Ta#39;s a€œU-Versea€ video service is 100 percent IP-based, 24 and Verizon is migrating its FiOS video services ... this way, viewers need an easy way to sort through it all, using their remote control to navigate an on-screen guide.

Title:. . . And Communications for All
Author:Amit M. Schejter
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2009-02-16


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