Understanding the ACT
Abolishment of the historic barriers to cable's delivery of telephoneservices
This provision does not, however, appear to be self-enforcing
States are specifically authorized to impose "competitively neutral"requirements regarding universal service, public safety and welfare,service quality, and consumer protection.
The provisions of the Cable Act do not apply to cable operators or
affiliates to the extent they are providing telecommunicationsservices,
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