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Hundt Says Telecom Act's Key Principle Is 'Mandatory Sharing' of Incumbent Networks

February 18, 2016, Communications Daily

Gerry Waldron is quoted in this Communications Daily article discussing the history of the 1996 Telecom Act. Waldron remembers drafting many telecom bills as a House aide "that went nowhere" after the 1984 breakup of the old AT&T/Bell local and long-distance phone monopoly. But he said the legislative efforts gained momentum with enactment of a cable act in 1992 and spectrum provisions in a 1993 budget act, and House passage of a telecom act in 1994.

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