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Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape [April 18, 2019]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Document: "The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent federal agency established by the Communications Act of 1934 (1934 Act, or 'Communications Act'). The agency is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable. The mission of the FCC is to make available for all people of the United States, 'without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex, a rapid, efficient, Nationwide, and worldwide wire and radio communication service with adequate facilities at reasonable charges.'"

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R45699
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2019-04-18
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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