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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FCC's Carterfone decision mandated interconnection standards
from the Carterfone decision as further reason for enforcing the
The next set of improvements came from the interconnect companies that owe their existence to the landmark Carterfone Decision of 1968.
The FCC's June, 1968 "Carterfone Decision" was one of the most important and far-reaching in its consequences of any that body has made in its history.
Like the Carterfone Decision, this ruling put forth national policy in favor of new entry into the specialized communications field.