Carterfone decision


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Carterfone decision

The FCC decree in 1968 that permitted users to connect their own telephone equipment to the public telephone system.
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network operators themselves as was mandated in the Carterfone decision.
The next set of improvements came from the interconnect companies that owe their existence to the landmark Carterfone Decision of 1968.
Like the Carterfone Decision, this ruling put forth national policy in favor of new entry into the specialized communications field.
the Carterfone Decision (1968), the Specialized Common Carrier ruling (1970), and the "Open Skies" policy for domestic satellite carriers (1971).