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1934: Communications Act of 1934 signed by President Roosevelt

Sunday, June 19, 2022

19 June 1934: President Roosevelt signed the Communications Act of 1934 that consolidated existing radio, television, and telephone regulations and created the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to oversee all interstate and foreign communications. It was intended to streamline the regulatory process and expand affordable access to communication services.

The bill also established regulatory standards for various types of communications, including Title I services, which are subject to looser restrictions, and Title II services, which fall under more rigorous “common carrier” rules intended to protect equal access to these networks.

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