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See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:April 30 , 2012
STATEMENT FROM FCC CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI ON LAUNCH OF NEW
COMPETITION TO IDENTIFY THE BEST WAYS TO INCREASE BROADBAND ADOPTION
AMONG LOW-INCOME AMERICANS“Low-income Americans are disproportionately excluded from the $8 trillion dollar global Internet
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