Competition in Long-Distance Telephone Services
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From the Paper:"THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPETITION IN LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE SERVICES
The trend of telecommunications policy in the United States has been liberalization and competition since the late-1950s (Hunt & Link, 1991, p. 1659). The Above 890 decision in 1959 facilitated competitive transmission facilities which led in turn to the creation of a competing public facility in 1969 by MCI. Later, common carriers were permitted and the open skies policy allowed the establishment of satellite facilities to compete with wire facilities. Following a number of anti-trust suits being filed by competitors a major action was taken by the United States Department of Justice against AT&T. This action was resolved in 1982 in the Modification of Final Judgment (MFJ) which required AT&T to divest its 22 local operating companies. The MFJ also.."
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