The Telecommunications Act of 1996 and options moving forward

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1. radio and television broadcasting

2. cable television

3. telephone services

4. internet and online computer services

5. telecommunications equipment manufacturing

6. abolishes cross market barriers of competition

7. develop rating system

8. allows cable companies to offer other services such as telephone service

9. allows local and long distance companies to offer other services previously not allowed by law

10. controversial communications decency act

11. local phone companies could now manufacture telephone equipment with fcc approval

12. positive or negative?

13. advertising income threatened by new regulations

14. act raises number of channels owners can have in a market and nationally

15. traditional media outlets threatened by new media types like youtube

16. competition - more or less?