CCH State Telecom Law Service Offers Unparalleled Up-to-the Minute Coverage
(Riverwoods, ILL., February 10, 2000)
As regulators and legislators rush to keep up with rapid changes in the telecommunications
industry, new legal requirements and precedents are being set around the country every
day. To help telecom professionals keep current with state developments nationwide,
Telecommunications Reports International (TRI), the leading telecommunications publisher
and a unit of CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), has introduced State Telecom Law Service. This
electronic service is the most comprehensive state telecommunications legal resource
available. (To order call 1-888-224-7377, or visit http://business.cch.com.)
"State Telecom Law Service is unparalleled in terms of currency and
coverage," said Victoria Mason, editor in chief of TRIs flagship Telecommunications
Reports, the journal of record for the telecommunications industry.
"Each business day, TRIs news reporters, researchers and analysts track
state telecommunications regulatory actions, court decisions and legislative developments
giving subscribers a strategic heads up' on what has just happened and whats
about to happen."
Timely Reporting on New Developments, Comprehensive Full-Text Available
State Telecom Law Service provides two invaluable resources Legal
Briefings and CCH Guide to State Telecommunications Law. Legal
Briefings provides up-to-the-minute daily coverage of telecom developments in the
courts, in the legislatures and at the state public service commissions. Its electronic
delivery to the desktop ensures that subscribers are the first to get the word on critical
rulings and decisions affecting telecom companies, their regulators and their customers.
From the Oregon PUC order on area code overlays to the Maine Supreme Court decision on
wireless tower siting, Legal Briefings covers the full range of state telecom
developments. In addition to Legal Briefings, subscribers to the State Telecom
Service have complete access to the CCH Guide to State Telecommunications Law,
which offers online the updated full-text, fully searchable laws and regulations for all
50 states. This electronic resource, available on the CCH Internetsm
Research Network and CD-ROM, provides a critical combination of practical advice
and primary statutory and regulatory authorities in this rapidly changing, contentious
Including information on the prerequisites for doing business in each state, the filing
of applications and steps for gaining regulatory approvals, reporting requirements, rates
and consumer protection laws and regulations, the CCH Guide to State Telecommunications
Law provides thorough coverage of all the state laws governing telecommunications.
To ensure fast access to critical information, the explanations, regulations and
statutes for each state telecom actions are arranged in hierarchical menus so users can
readily locate what they need, even without a citation or using search syntax. The uniform
arrangement makes it easy to find similar provisions in the codes of different states,
facilitating comparisons that allow professionals to advise clients more effectively and
respond to market opportunities more quickly. To help users stay current, the database is
updated weekly on the Internet and monthly on CD-ROM.
Availability and Pricing
Price for a one-year subscription to State Telecom Law Service on CCH
Internet Research Network is $5500, plus appropriate sales tax.
For more information or to subscribe to this valuable service, contact your CCH
Business and Finance sales representative at 1 888 CCH REPS (1-888-224-7377), call
1-800-449-6435, or visit the CCH Business and Finance Group web site at http://business.cch.com.
About TRI and CCH INCORPORATED
Telecommunications Reports International, based in Washington, D.C., is the most
respected provider of telecommunications industry news and analysis. Since 1934,
executives and policy-makers have relied on TRIs comprehensive coverage and analysis
of major industry issues and events. TRI is part of the Business and Finance Group at CCH
INCORPORATED, a leading provider of tax and business law information and software.
CCH has served more than four generations of business professionals and their clients,
covering a wide range of legal and compliance topics including securities, insurance,
banking, telecommunications, trade regulations and government contracting. CCH is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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Editors Note: Members of the press interested in a review copy of the State
Telecom Law Service should contact Leslie Bonacum, 847-267-7153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.