Federal Communications Commission: Facilitating the Provision of Spectrum-Based Services to Rural Areas and Promoting Opportunities for Rural Telephone Companies to Provide Spectrum-Based Services
GAO-05-228R: Dec 22, 2004
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GAO reviewed the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) new rule on spectrum based services. GAO found that (1) the rule would modify certain regulations and policies in order to facilitate the deployment of wireless services in rural areas, and (2) FCC complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.