cr> Pointers from moderator


Taxpayer Assets Project has released a newsletter about Direct
Broadcast Satellite, which is "a technology used to provide television
via small satellite dishes, such is offered by DirecTV, and it may be
used for other multimedia or data services in the future."  They are
protesting the attempt of one company to increase their share of the
spectrum to more than one-third.

TAP also filed comments with the FCC about letting consumers have more
choice about who they buy cable equipment from.  This could promote
competition in the installation of cable in schools, etc., and its use
for Internet transmissions.

Email me if you want either newsletter.

Several articles on mergers in the telecom industry, including the
Pacific Telesis/SBC one, is at the CNN site:

One interesting article describes new fierce competition in Britain,
resembling what's expected to happen in the U.S.


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