Telecommunications Act of 1996

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Telecommunications Act of 1996

Legislation in the United States that deregulated telecommunications. It changed regulations for telephones, television broadcasts and cable in order to reduce barriers to entry and increase competition. It also regulated explicit material broadcast on television. See also: Communications Decency Act.
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Morris Mullqueen, who lives at Joseph Halpin House in Hillfields, was shocked to receive what seemed like an official call-up to protect the city on behalf of the TA 96 Signal Squadron.
The principal goal of TA 96 was the creation of a proactive, deregulatory national policy framework designed to incent and accelerate private sector deployment of advanced telecommunications and information technology and services to all Americans.
TA 96 Signal Squadron is looking for people to join it on its UK manoeuvres and an exercise taking place in the South-west next September.