The telecommunications industry consists of
|“||communications businesses using regulated or unregulated facilities or services and includes broadcasting, telecommunications, cable, computer, data transmission, software, programming, advanced messaging, and electronics businesses.||”|
|“||common carrier telephone companies, mobile wireless telecommunications providers, telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and other entities that provide telecommunications services to the public.||”|
- 47 U.S.C. §614(k)(3).
- Digital Surveillance: The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, at 1 n.1.
- A Short History of the Telephone Industry and Regulation (2002) (full-text).