Archaic Intercarrier Compensation and Universal Service Regimes: Proposals for Reform

October 24, 2008
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Gerald Brock
Professor of Telecommunication and of Public Policy and Public
Administration at The George Washington University

John Mayo
Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

Introductory Remarks by
Deborah Taylor Tate
FCC Commissioner

This seminar will examine principles and proposals for reforming the outdated universal service and intercarrier compensation regimes. The program is part of the Free State Foundation's "New Directions in Communications Policy" project, which includes a series of programs featuring members of FSF's prestigious Board of Academic Advisors who are contributing to a book of essays titled "New Directions in Communications Policy." The book, a major conference early next year, and the program series will address a range of today's most significant communications law and policy topics and will propose forward-looking reform recommendations. Each seminar session will offer an opportunity for audience members to share their views.

A complimentary lunch will be provided

RSVP to Susan Reichbart at [email protected]