ISP's as Common Carriers?

Shikhar Bajaj bajaj at
Tue Sep 2 21:46:48 UTC 1997

> Does anyone have any pointers to information (hopefully FCC
> documents) that classify ISP's as Common Carriers?
> Thanks in advance
> --Eric
> -- 
> Eric Wieling (eric at, Corporate Communications Technology
> Sales: 504-585-7303 (sales at, Support: 504-525-5449 (support at
> A BellSouth Communications Specialist.  No, I don't work for BellSouth, I'm
> just on the phone with them so much that I'm an expert at getting them to do
> things.

In regards to access charge reform, the FCC ruled, tentatively, that ISPs would not
be subject to local access charges currently being assessed on long-distance carriers.



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