January 1971 | NTIA Special Publication OT AR 1

Planning for Telecommunication System Development in Alaska

Edgar C. Hayden

Abstract: This report documents the initial phase of work done on a study of telecommunications in Alaska in response to the impending sale of the federally owned Alaska Communication System to a commercial operator. The study is a joint Federal and State effort that provides both direct and immediate short-term assistance on currently critical matters and recommendations for long-term policy and practice. The report is in two volumes, Tet and Appendices.

Keywords: satellite communications; telecommunication services; telecommunication technologies; telecommunications policy; telecommunications networks

To request a reprint of this report, contact:

Lilli Segre, Publications Officer
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
(303) 497-3572
LSegre@ntia.gov

Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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