by George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak
March 05, 2013
Most agree that telecommunications regulation in the U.S. needs meaningful reform. Reform implies change, however, and change implies conflict. Legacy regulation has many constituents, and while they may see that reform is inevitable, they will prefer the slow road. Given the dramatic changes that have occurred in telecommunications markets in the last decade or so, there is a strong argument for dramatic regulatory reform in the near term.