Promoting Competition Between International Telecommunication Cables and Satellites
January 1, 1986
Evan Kwerel and James McNally. OSP Working Paper 19 (Jan 1986) argues that the FCC’s regulatory policies have prevented competition between international satellite and cable facilities. Instead of letting AT&T freely choose...
Telephone Pricing to Promote Universal Service and Economic Freedom
January 1, 1986
Gerald Brock. OSP Working Paper 18 (Jan 1986) argues that competition and the divestiture have increased consumer freedom to choose various kinds of telephone services and thus have reduced the ability of telephone companies to price...
Alternatives for Improved Personal Communications
August 1, 1986
James McNally. OSP Working Paper 20 (Sept 1986) provides a brief overview of the personal radio services provided in 1986 and suggests regulatory changes that might improve those services. McNally observes that the public interest...
Private Frequency Coordination in the Common Carrier Point-To-Point Microwave Service
September 1, 1986
John Williams. OSP Working Paper 21 (Sept 1986) is divided into two parts, the first of which reviews the FCC’s rules and policies governing frequency coordination and other aspects of spectrum management in the Common Carrier Point-to-...
Loosening the Ties that Bind: Regulating the Interstate Telecommunications Market for the 1990's
February 1, 1987
Kathleen Levitz. OSP Working Paper 23 (Feb 1987) examines Haring and Kwerel's proposal (OSP Working Paper 22) that the FCC replace its rate-of-return regulation of AT&T with a system of price caps on a limited set of “core” services....
Competition Policy in the Post-Equal Access Market
February 1, 1987
John Haring and Evan Kwerel. OSP Working Paper 22 (Feb 1987) considers whether the two conditions that the U.S. Department of Justice and District Court Judge Harold Greene deemed necessary to prevent AT&T from exercising monopoly...
Through the Looking Glass: Integrated Broadband Networks, Regulatory Policy, and Institutional Change
November 1, 1988
Robert Pepper. OSP Working Paper 24 (Nov 1988) considers whether integrated broadband networks--and the new or improved services they might support--will be available not only to large businesses but also to small businesses and...
What Makes the Dominant Firm Dominant?
April 1, 1989
John Haring and Kathy Levitz. OSP Working Paper 25 (April 1989) identifies the confluence of circumstances that determine whether the dominant-firm model supplies an accurate description of marketplace reality and, hence, a reliable basis...
Broadcast Television in a Multichannel Marketplace
June 1, 1991
Florence Setzer and Jonathan Levy. OSP Working Paper 26 (June 1991) examines changes in the competitive situation of the television broadcasting industry from 1975 to 1990 and presents some predictions for the next decade. During...
Putting It All Together: The Cost Structure of Personal Communications Services
November 1, 1992
David Reed. OSP Working Paper 28 (Nov 1992) examines the cost structure of proposed personal communications services (PCS) to assess the potential spectrum requirements of these new services. The cost model developed for this report...