Telecommunications and Rural Development:
Threats and Opportunities




by:




Edwin B. Parker
Parker Telecommunications
Gleneden Beach, OR
May 1996





Paper prepared for TVA Rural Studies
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY


Table of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. Global Transformations
  3. Rural Development Essentials
  4. The Information Superhighway
  5. Telecommunications for Rural Development
  6. Rural Telecommunications Needs
  7. Federal and State Telecommunications Policy Issues
  8. Competition and Regulation
  9. Constructing Rural Information Highways
  10. Bringing Telecommunications Applications to Rural Users
  11. Six Important Questions
  12. Conclusion

Appendix A
Endnotes

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