Definition Edit

The telecommunications industry consists of

communications businesses using regulated or unregulated facilities or services and includes broadcasting, telecommunications, cable, computer, data transmission, software, programming, advanced messaging, and electronics businesses.[1]
common carrier telephone companies, mobile wireless telecommunications providers, telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and other entities that provide telecommunications services to the public.[2]

References Edit

  1. 47 U.S.C. §614(k)(3).
  2. Digital Surveillance: The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, at 1 n.1.

External links Edit

  • A Short History of the Telephone Industry and Regulation (2002) (full-text).
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