Telecom Workshop: Press Releases and Division Actions

Workshop Information

On November 29, 2007, the Antitrust Division hosted a public symposium to discuss competition in telecommunications services and video programming delivery, including the prospects for additional competition and whether regulatory changes or other government action would promote more competition. For more information, see the workshop information page.


Symposium Press Releases

October 15, 2007

Justice Department's Antitrust Division to Host Symposium on Telecommunications Competition Issues

Related Press Releases and Competition Advocacy Comments

June 25, 2007

Press Release: Telephone Company in Pennsylvania Eliminates Provisions Restricting Competition to Address Justice Department Concerns

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Representative Cameron C. Staples and Senator Eileen M. Daily, State of Connecticut, Connecticut H.B. 7182, An Act Concerning Certified Video Service

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Speaker Marco Rubio and President Ken Pruitt, State of Florida, Florida H.B. 529/S.B. 998 and H.B. 855/S.B. 1772, Consumer Choice Act of 2007 and Consumer Broadband Choice Act of 2007

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, to Representatives James D. Brosnahan and Barbara Flynn Currie, State of Illinois, Illinois H.B. 1500, Cable and Video Competition Law of 2007

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Senator Michael W. Morrissey, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts S.B. 1975, An Act Promoting Consumer Choice and Competition for Cable Service

October 15, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Representative Joe Atkins, State of Minnesota, Minnesota H.F. 2351

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Assemblyman Morse Arberry Jr., State of Nevada, Nevada A.B. 526

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Senator Robert Schuler, State of Ohio, Ohio S.B. 117

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Representative Charles Curtis and Senator Steve Southerland, State of Tennessee, Tennessee H.B. 1109/S.B. 160 and H.B. 1421/S.B. 1933, Competitive Cable Services Act and Competitive Cable and Video Services Act

April 30, 2007

Letter from Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice to Representative Phil Montgomery and Senator Jeffrey Pale, State of Wisconsin, Wisconsin A.B. 207 and S.B. 107

Filed March 27, 2007

Proposed Modifications to the Application Form for Approval of Authority to Offer, Render, Furnish or Supply Telecommunications Services to the Public in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Docket No. M—00960799, Comments of the United States Department of Justice

May 10, 2006

In the Matter of Implementation of Section 621(a)(1) of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 as amended by the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992, Federal Communications Commission, MM Docket No. 05-311, Ex Parte Submission of the Department of Justice

Updated July 27, 2015

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