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|March 16, 1999|
STATEMENT OF LAWRENCE STRICKLING, CHIEF, FCC COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ON OPINION OF D.C. CIRCUIT COURT IN CTIA V. FCC
In this case the wireless industry argued that wireless providers do not have to
contribute to a Texas fund designed to keep telephone service affordable. The FCC argued
that our state colleagues have an important role to play in keeping telephone service
affordable, and the court agreed with us. Today's decision is a victory for consumers.|