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Section 706 Reports Dont be a FOOL; The Law is Not DIY

Second 706 Report

IN THE MATTER OF INQUIRY CONCERNING DEPLOYMENT OF ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS CAPABILITY TO ALL AMERICANS IN A REASONABLE AND TIMELY FASHION, AND POSSIBLE STEPS TO ACCELERATE SUCH DEPLOYMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 706 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. Issued Notice of Inquiry that begins second inquiry into whether advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion. Action by the Commission. .  (FCC No. 00-57). Adopted: February 17, 2000
CC Docket No. 98-146   CCB

Attachment
20.     Internet Service Providers.  The ventures mentioned above include what could be referred to as facilities-based broadband ISPs (i.e., one company offering both Internet service and the broadband facility over which that service is accessed).  There is a significant number of other ISPs who are pursuing non-facility based business plans, gaining access to their users over the facilities of third parties.  These ISPs, in the view of some, are a driving force in the deployment of broadband.(66) 

(66)  A recent Cahners In-Stat Group Report reportedly indicates that ISPs are rushing to provide DSL service, that one-third of ISPs are providing high-speed service based on DSL, and that ISPs are largely partnering with Regional BOCs in order to provide this service. ISP Rush To DSL "A Stampede," Report Says, CNNfn (Dec. 2, 1999) (visited Dec. 7, 1999).
 

Hearings

STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM E. KENNARD ON FEDERAL-STATE JOINT CONFERENCE.

Local Competition and Broadband Reporting,

First Sec. 706 Inquiry

by Order. (DA No. 98-2056). CCB

Petitions Pre August 1998

Speeches, Press Releases, Hearings