New Technologies and Diversified Telecommunications Services: Policy Problems in an ISDN Environment

  • Almarin Phillips
Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy book series (TREP, volume 3)


It is commonly recognized that the “seeds of [the] struggles” that unraveled the Bell System “were sown by the revolution in electronic technology that occurred during and after the Second World War.”


Telecommunication Service Telephone Service Scope Economy Common Carrier Consent Decree 
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