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Public Hearing

January 29, 1999, Albuquerque, New Mexico

"Overcoming Obstacles
Telephone Service
Indians on Reservations"

     In a history making event the Federal Communications Commission conducted the first ever Public Hearing addressing the problems of underservice on Indian reservations. Below are the remarks and comments that were made by the three panel discussion groups in this historical event, that for the first time asked the Indian Nations what communications services they want and what communications services they need.

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Public Notice Announcing January 29 Public Hearing
Overview of the Hearings
Transcript of January 29, 1999, Albuquerque, New Mexico Public Hearing

Public Notice Announcing March 23 Public Hearing
March 23 Public Hearing Comments and Testimony

I. Opening Remarks

II. Panel One: Indian Officials III. Panel Two: Telecommunications Companies IV. Panel Three: State Government/Consumer Representatives
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