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Telecommunications Policy Issues
From an Engineering Perspective

By Dale N. Hatfield
Senior Fellow


The State of Competition from a Technological Perspective
Key Public Policy Issues
Summary and Conclusions

About the Author
Dale N. Hatfield is an Annenberg Senior Fellow and President of Hatfield Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in engineering, economic, and policy studies in the telecommunications field. Currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado, Hatfield was founding director of the Telecommunications Division at the University of Denver. He is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, Deputy Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the Department of Commerce, and Chief of the Office of Plans and Policy at the Federal Communications Commission. Hatfield frequently speaks before industry groups and testifies before Congress. He holds a B.S.E.E. from Case Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Industrial Management from Purdue University.

The views and opinions set forth herein are those of the author. They do not necessarily reflect the views of The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University.

Copyright 1994 by The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University.

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Recommended Citation: The Annenberg Washington Program in Communication Policy Studies of Northwestern University, Telecommunications Policy Issues From an Engineering Perspective, (Washington D.C.: The Annenberg Washington Program, January 1994).

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